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brake pad

a thin block of friction-producing material that presses against a vehicle's brake disc or rotor to enable the wheel to stop. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for brake pad
  • Each time a driver uses their brakes, a small amount of copper and other metals are deposited on roadways from the brake pad.
  • Copper in vehicle brake pad dust is toxic to aquatic life, including salmon.
  • However, this law also affects brake pad distributors, retailers and installers.
  • Drag reduces mpg and results in premature brake pad and rotor wear.
  • For example, small amounts of tire and brake pad wear off and wash into the stream when it rains.
British Dictionary definitions for brake pad

brake pad

the flat metal casting, together with the bound friction material, in a disc brake
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