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Definition of Brake
BrakeBrake Brake (br[=a]k),
imp. of Break. [Arhaic] --Tennyson. BrakeBrake Brake, n. [OE. brake fern; cf. AS. bracce fern, LG.
brake willow bush, Da. bregne fern, G. brach fallow; prob.
orig. the growth on rough, broken ground, fr. the root of E.
break. See Break, v. t., cf. Bracken, and 2d Brake, n.]
1. (Bot.) A fern of the genus Pteris, esp. the P.
aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has solitary
stems dividing into three principal branches. Less
properly: Any fern.
2. A thicket; a place overgrown with shrubs and brambles,
with undergrowth and ferns, or with canes.
Rounds rising hillocks, brakes obscure and rough, To
shelter thee from tempest and from rain. --Shak.
He stayed not for brake, and he stopped not for
stone. --Sir W.
Cane brake, a thicket of canes. See Canebrake.
Meaning of Brake from wikipedia
- break' (see brake
) Band brake Bicycle brake systems Brake
-by-wire (or electromechanical braking
) Brake bleeding Brake lining Brake tester Brake
- An anti-lock braking system
(ABS) is a safety
anti-skid braking system
used on aircraft
and on land vehicles, such as cars, motorcycles, trucks, and buses...
- A disc brake
is a type of brake
that uses the calipers
to squeeze pairs
of pads against
a disc or a "rotor" to create
friction. This action slows
- A hydraulic brake
is an arrangement
of braking mechanism which
fluid, typically containing glycol ethers
glycol, to transfer...
shoe is the part of a braking system which carries
the brake lining
in the drum brakes
used on automobiles, or the brake block
in train brakes
- A muzzle brake
or recoil compensator
is a device connected
to, or a feature integral
to the construction
of, the muzzle
of a firearm
- A railway brake
is a type of brake
used on the cars of railway trains
deceleration, control acceleration
(downhill) or to keep them immobile...
- bicycle brake reduces
of a bicycle
it from moving. The three
are: rim brakes
, disc brakes
, and drum brakes
. Most bicycle...
- Richard Colin Brake
(born 30 November
1964) is a Welsh-born American character
for his supporting roles
as Joe Chill
in Batman Begins
- Brake linings
are the consumable surfaces
systems, such as drum brakes
and disc brakes
used in transport
vehicles. Brake linings
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