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foot brake

a brake that is operated by pressure on a foot pedal, as in an automobile. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for foot brake
  • The hand brake is easier to manipulate than the foot brake.
  • The automobile is steered with a lever on the side and uses a hand and foot brake.
  • Set the parking brake, shift to park, and release the foot brake.
  • The examiner must be able to reach the vehicle's emergency brake or foot brake.
  • If you use the parking brake, you a release the foot brake before releasing the parking brake b accelerate with your left foot.
  • Apply the foot brake and shift gears to neutral before turning the key.
  • They must have a regular foot brake and a parking brake.
  • The steering levers, the foot brake service pedal, and the parking brake lever were connected to the valve by mechanical linkage.
  • The lights must be illuminated by application of the service or foot brake.
  • Shall have sufficient use of both hands and the foot normally employed to operate the foot brake and foot accelerator.
British Dictionary definitions for foot brake

foot brake

a brake operated by applying pressure to a foot pedal Also called pedal brake
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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