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an instrument or means of restraining

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any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants

large coarse fern often several feet high

an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant

anything that slows or hinders a process

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stop travelling by applying a brake

cause to stop by applying the brakes

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To maximize the recovery potential of braking energy, only front electric brake is available before deceleration rate reaches the intersection point, which is determined by horizontal axis and ECE R13 regulation curve.
Also, the glaze that was built up on the brake pads during initial conditioning is renewed through use.
One car in four in Europe will feature an electric parking brake by 2015.
The new SKD brakes feature cylindrical guide pins that transmit the tangential braking force from the brake lining to the brake housing and mounting stand.
When a brake pedal is functioning normally it should feel firm, as if it has a tight hold on the brakes.
Figure 3 is a view of the brake system from the wheel, indicated by the red arrow in Figure 2 that caused the fire.
When driver's braking intention is emergency braking, the supervisory slip controller will be directly used to control whole vehicle brake system.
Here's how it makes the brakes fail: When the parking brake is on, even a little bit, it's as if you're driving with your foot on the brake pedal -- also known as riding the brakes.
Up until now, Anti-lock Brake Systems (ABS) for motorcycles have been designed to maintain stability during straight-line braking.
When the pilot removes pressure from the toe brake, a spring pushes the piston back to the full off position, which allows the fluid that was pushed into the brake assembly to be pulled back toward the master cylinder.
The feedback lockup braking-driving integrated system for electric vehicles is composed of feedback brake transmission component, brake pushing component, brake component, braking energy reusing component, as shown in Fig.
Over time, brake fluid absorbs water from the atmosphere, which reduces its effectiveness by lowering the boiling point.
Never drive off with your trailer unless the service brake and parking brake work.
CARRYING out regular checks on their cars is a habit that many drivers adhere to on a daily basis, but how many of us check the brake fluid?
The electrically released dynamic (ERD) standard traction motor brake for parking and stopping can be hydraulically amplified.