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Definition of Brakes

Brake
Brake Brake (br[=a]k), imp. of Break. [Arhaic] --Tennyson.
Brake
Brake 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. Scott. Cane brake, a thicket of canes. See Canebrake.

Meaning of Brakes from wikipedia

- combination of braking mechanisms, such as drag racing cars with both wheel brakes and a parachute, or airplanes with both wheel brakes and drag flaps...
- No Brakes is the second solo album by John Waite. It was released in the United States in 1984 on the EMI America label. It features Waite's biggest hit...
- Turin Brakes are an English band, comprising original duo of Olly Knights and Gale Paridjanian, and long-term collaborators Rob Allum and Eddie Myer. They...
- the rider only brakes with one wheel, this braked wheel tends to lock up faster than if both brakes had been applied. A Combined Braking System therefore...
- retaining the same style and mannerisms as All Gas No Brakes. The idea for All Gas No Brakes was conceived during the summer after high school in which...
- emplo**** drum brakes on all four wheels. Later, disc brakes were used for the front and drum brakes for the rear. However disc brakes have shown better...
- Parking brakes often consist of a cable connected to two wheel brakes, which is then connected to a pulling mechanism. In most vehicles, the parking brake operates...
- " "No Jake Brakes," "Compression Braking Prohibited," "Please No Engine Brake," "Avoid Using Engine Brakes," or "Unmuffled Engine Braking Prohibited,"...
- without a prime mover. Clasp brakes are one type of brakes historically used on trains. In the earliest days of railways, braking technology was primitive...
- brake 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 and...