from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pedal used to mute tone, as on a piano.
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- n. The leftmost foot-pedal on most pianos which, when pushed, softens the note played.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pedal on a piano that moves the action closer to the strings and so soften the sound
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