loud pedal


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loud pedal

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Noun1.loud pedal - a pedal on a piano that lifts the dampers from the strings and so allows them to continue vibrating
foot lever, foot pedal, treadle, pedal - a lever that is operated with the foot
forte-piano, piano, pianoforte - a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
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There was a great deal more clapping when she finished, and when this was over, as an encore, she gave a piece which imitated the sea; there were little trills to represent the lapping waves and thundering chords, with the loud pedal down, to suggest a storm.
The girl who had played the accompaniments sat at the piano and placed a decided foot on the loud pedal. She played a dreamy waltz, marking the time with the bass, while with the right hand she `tiddled' in alternate octaves.
Defiantly, with her foot on the loud pedal, she struck--almost slapped--the keys once more.
Raucous has the speed to win the Stewards' Cup cavalry charge at PRESS THE LOUD PEDAL
A big block V8 has an unmistakable burble when idling and a growl when the loud pedal is pressed hard, and, frankly, it is my drug of choice.
It is quite a strange experience but press the loud pedal and the car reacts instantly as it sprints through its nine gears at a truly startling pace.
But these are cars that drive so beautifully it's difficult to keep your foot off the loud pedal, and therefore some owners may not reach these figures!
Out in the real world, take it easy on the loud pedal and you can expect a mixed driving average of 55-60mpg - we achieved 57mpg over a route which included dual carriageways, country roads and town driving.
Or it would if you didn't spend most of your time with the loud pedal buried in the carpet.
Floor the loud pedal and a surge of power grips the little capsule sending it rocketing forward.
Your best bet when going through a corner is to pick a smooth line and to be gentle with the loud pedal.Despite its many flaws, we were really happy with the Eeco, especially considering that it came in well within our budget of Rs 4 lakh.