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brake wheel

noun
1.
(in a windmill) a bevel gearwheel rotating with the wind shaft.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
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Examples for brake wheel
  • Check for evidence of brake wheel housing abrasion contact on the tire sidewall.

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