brake action

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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • brake shoe — brake′ shoe n. 1) trs a rigid curved plate, usu. of steel coated with a friction producing material, tightened against the inside of a brake drum to produce a braking action 2) trs (on a bicycle) a metal block holding a rubber pad, pressed… …   From formal English to slang

  • brake|age — «BRAY kihj», noun. 1. the action of a brake in stopping a train or rolling vehicle. 2. a brake or brakes. ╂[< brake1 + age] …   Useful english dictionary

  • brake shoe — noun a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel s rotation • Syn: ↑shoe, ↑skid • Derivationally related forms: ↑skid (for: ↑skid) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brake — [1] To slow down a vehicle. [2] The mechanism that converts motion (kinetic energy) into heat energy through friction. The most common instance is found in the wheels of cars where the brake shoes or disc pads are designed to press against the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Brake — A brake is a device for slowing or stopping the motion of a machine or vehicle, or alternatively a device to restrain it from starting to move again. The kinetic energy lost by the moving part is usually translated to heat by friction.… …   Wikipedia

  • brake — 1. noun /bɹeɪk/ a) A device used to slow or stop a vehicle, by friction; often installed on the wheels, then often in the plural. A barking sound the Shepherd hears …   Wiktionary

  • brake band — noun a band that can be tightened around a shaft to stop its rotation • Hypernyms: ↑band • Part Holonyms: ↑brake system, ↑brakes * * * noun : the flexible band of a band brake * * * a flexible strap, usually of steel, lined with a friction… …   Useful english dictionary

  • brake — I UK [breɪk] / US noun [countable] Word forms brake : singular brake plural brakes * 1) [usually plural] the equipment in a car, bicycle, or other vehicle that you use for slowing down or stopping The brakes failed and the car crashed into a tree …   English dictionary

  • brake — brake1 [ breık ] noun count * 1. ) usually plural the equipment in a car, bicycle, or other vehicle that you use for slowing down or stopping: The brakes failed and the car crashed into a tree. We heard a screech of brakes as Jill s car pulled up …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brake shoe — 1. a rigid plate, usually of steel in the shape of an arc of a cylinder, coated on the outside of its curved surface with a friction producing material and tightened against the inside of a brake drum to produce a braking action. 2. (on a… …   Universalium

  • Brake wheel — Wheel Wheel (hw[=e]l), n. [OE. wheel, hweol, AS. hwe[ o]l, hweogul, hweowol; akin to D. wiel, Icel. hv[=e]l, Gr. ky klos, Skr. cakra; cf. Icel. hj[=o]l, Dan. hiul, Sw. hjul. [root]218. Cf. {Cycle}, {Cyclopedia}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A circular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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