brake


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to brake: brake lining, hand brake
References in classic literature ?
Mahtoree, alone, had occasionally elevated his dark, grim countenance above the herbage, straining his eye-balls to penetrate the gloom which skirted the border of the brake.
He succeeded, at length, in dragging himself out of the sickly light of the moon, into the shadows of the brake, where not only his own dark person was much less liable to be seen, but where the surrounding objects became more distinctly visible to his keen and active glances.
He now took the direction of the encampment, stealing along the margin of the brake, as a cover into which he might easily plunge at the smallest alarm.
The disc brakes segment is estimated to account for the largest share in the brake system market for automotive.
The market report classifies and defines the Brake System Market, in terms of value and volume.
Here's how it makes the brakes fail: When the parking brake is on, even a little bit, it's as if you're driving with your foot on the brake pedal -- also known as riding the brakes.
The electronics that electrically activate the actuators of the electric parking brake are integrated into the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system.
The feedback lockup braking-driving integrated system for electric vehicles is composed of feedback brake transmission component, brake pushing component, brake component, braking energy reusing component, as shown in Fig.
Never drive off with your trailer unless the service brake and parking brake work.
But what happens when you actually put your foot on the brake is something of a mystery to many of us.
Most motorists wait until they are alerted by a brake warning light on the dashboard but many vehicles do not have one and those that do often fail to alert until the brakes are well in to the danger zone.
vehicle lighting standards and Mercedes had to get a "pass" from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to introduce rear brake light technology on the latest S-Class that emits warning flashes when a rear-end impact is imminent.