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.
Defiantly, with her foot on the loud pedal, she struck--almost slapped--the keys once more.
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.
Select this mode and the suspension stiffens, the steering becomes more responsive and the loud pedal has a much more direct effect.
This is one very quick car if you use the loud pedal but, driven carefully, it will also return well over 50mpg.
0-litre feels sluggish until you try and get the loud pedal through the floor, at which point it really wakes up and sounds lovely.
2 slides from 135 to soon 300 horsepower depending on how one wants torque to be pressed out of the loud pedal.
Stamp on the loud pedal and the result is phenomenal - 0-60mph in 4.