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sustaining pedal

noun
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sustaining pedal

noun
1.
(music) a foot-operated lever on a piano, usually the right one of two, that keeps the dampers raised from the strings when keys are released, allowing them to continue to vibrate Compare soft-pedal (sense 3)
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Contemporary definitions for sustaining pedal
noun

See damper pedal

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