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hydraulic brake

a brake operated by fluid pressures in cylinders and connecting tubular lines.
Origin of hydraulic brake
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for hydraulic brake
  • The hydraulic brake system did not have any external fluid leaks.
  • If you fail the air or hydraulic brake check, it will be an automatic failure.
  • It is also used in hydraulic brake fluids and inks used in stamp pads, ballpoint pens, and print shops.
  • It is used as a solvent, and in hydraulic brake fluid and antifreeze.
  • hydraulic brake system shall be tested with vehicle in a stopped position.
  • It also includes an air-over-hydraulic brake system.
British Dictionary definitions for hydraulic brake

hydraulic brake

a type of brake, used in motor vehicles, in which the braking force is transmitted from the brake pedal to the brakes by a liquid under pressure
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