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disk brake

noun, Automotive. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for disk brake
  • In your question, you have mixed up parts of a disk brake system with parts of a drum brake system.
  • Pads are part of the a disk brake, and the drum is part of a drum brake.
  • The turbine features a fail-safe disk brake to prevent over speeding and to protect the generator.
  • The disk brake was an add on, that was not required.
disk brake in Science
disk brake  
Another spelling of disc brake.
disc brake also disk brake

A brake in which friction is caused by a set of pads, usually made of steel, that press against a rotating disk to slow or stop its rotation.
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