disk brake
Frederick Lanchester

Inventors, Inventions . 2014.

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  • disk brake — noun hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake pads • Syn: ↑disc brake • Hypernyms: ↑hydraulic brake, ↑hydraulic brakes • Part Meronyms: ↑brake disk, ↑brake pad * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • disk brake — Auto. See disc brake. * * * …   Universalium

  • Brake fade — Vehicle braking system fade, or brake fade is the reduction in stopping power that can occur after repeated application of the brakes, especially in high load or high speed conditions. Brake fade can be a factor in any vehicle that utilizes a… …   Wikipedia

  • brake disk — noun a disk or plate that is fixed to the wheel; pressure is applied to it by the brake pads • Hypernyms: ↑disk, ↑disc • Part Holonyms: ↑disk brake, ↑disc brake * * * brake disk, a disk revolving with a wheel, against which pads press to cause… …   Useful english dictionary

  • brake pad — noun one of the pads that apply friction to both sides of the brake disk • Hypernyms: ↑restraint, ↑constraint • Part Holonyms: ↑disk brake, ↑disc brake * * * brake pad UK US noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brake pad — Brake pads are an important part of braking systems for all types of vehicles that are equipped with disc brakes. Brake pads are steel backing plates with friction material bound to the surface facing the brake disk.FunctionBrake pads convert the …   Wikipedia

  • brake — brake1 brakeless, adj. /brayk/, n., v., braked, braking. n. 1. a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle or other moving mechanism by the absorption or transfer of the energy of momentum, usually by means of friction. 2. brakes, the drums, shoes …   Universalium

  • brake — n. 1) to apply, step on a brake; to pump the brakes; to put on the brakes; to jam on/slam on the brakes 2) to ride the brakes ( to use the brakes excessively ) 3) (fig.) to put a brake on (the government put a brake on plans for expansion) 4) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Brake wheel — Wheel Wheel (hw[=e]l), n. [OE. wheel, hweol, AS. hwe[ o]l, hweogul, hweowol; akin to D. wiel, Icel. hv[=e]l, Gr. ky klos, Skr. cakra; cf. Icel. hj[=o]l, Dan. hiul, Sw. hjul. [root]218. Cf. {Cycle}, {Cyclopedia}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A circular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brake disc — /ˈbreɪk dɪsk/ (say brayk disk) noun the disc on which the brake pads act in a disc brake system …   Australian English dictionary

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