Noun(1) a lever that is operated with the foot
Verb(1) tread over(2) operate (machinery
(1) I replaced the missing foot treadle ; otherwise, it is as found.(2) Polishing in our workshop had to be done on an old treadle lathe, the only machine we had.(3) Clothing and homemade baskets come from a cooperative of women who sew on foot treadle machines.(4) My mother wasn't good at sewing but she had a treadle sewing machine and patched and patched.(5) He said that Tri-Lakes would provide 100 per cent maintenance to the treadle pumps that were given to the farmers.(6) For instance, a woman using buckets can do 200-500 square metres while the treadle pump user can cover up to 2,500 square metres (five times as much) within the same given time.(7) Other developments in the nineteenth century included the reclining dental chair, amalgam fillings (which were controversial even in the 1850s), and the treadle engine for driving the dental drill.(8) The rocking motion of the treadle and the gentle clacking of the machine often lulled the restless child.(9) My thin black boot beat on the treadle , urging the wheel to spin harder.(10) A Scottish blacksmith, Kirkpatrick MacMillan, is credited with adding a treadle drive mechanism in 1840, for the first time enabling the rider to lift his feet off the ground.(11) The other result was that Bob became skilled at hand setting lines of display type, locking up printing formes and hand feeding both treadle and motorised presses.(12) She had a treadle sewing machine and mended everything.(13) He was listening to the singing of treadle sewing machines hard at work, not an encroaching fever.(14) I loved the sound of my boot beating on the treadle .(15) Pumping their feet on the treadle would turn the drill bit in the patient's tooth.(16) Franklin's glass armonica, which rests in a mahogany veneered case on cabriole legs and pad feet, was probably originally fitted with a foot treadle to rotate the axle on which the color-coded glass bowls were mounted.
1. foot pedal ::
2. pedal ::
treadle, treadled, treadles, treadling
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