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Synonyms for brake

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Synonyms for brake

an instrument or means of restraining

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Synonyms for brake

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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In a single-disk system, the brake works by applying friction to both sides of a rotating disk that is attached to the main landing gear wheel.
Pressure from the electric actuator is applied to the trailer brakes the instant the brake lights are illuminated, whereas surge brakes have a lag as the weight of the trailer surges forward, transferring pressure to the coupler.
When the vehicle is in braking, the brake clutch 6 is merged, while the driving clutch 19 is detached, the wheel motor works as a generator, the feedback brake transmission component feedback the wheel moving energy to the brake pushing component through transmission components, brake pushing component respectively transmits the moving energy to the braking energy reusing component and the brake component, thus realizes the vehicle braking.
Brake fluid testing company Alba Diagnostics recommends replacing defective fluid when it begins to boil at 200[bar]C.
If the brakes don't hold--or there's no prime mover drag--ask your mechanic to put the "brake" back into your brakes.
The action of braking compresses the brake fluid, which causes the brake callipers or cylinders to apply pressure on the brake discs or drums to slow you down.
The company advises pilots to avoid riding the brakes, to reduce the number of brake applications during taxi, and to anticipate traffic density and speed while taxiing to keep braking requirements to a minimum.
One in eight vehicles could have illegal or dangerous brakes that need to be replaced, yet a simple check could improve road safety and avoid some serious accidents says The website has been designed to help motorists check and replace their own brake discs and pads.
Both standard and auto-adjust brake configurations have a maximum pressure of 1500 psi, two pistons and a lining area of 9.6 sq.
vehicle lighting standards and Mercedes had to get a "pass" from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to introduce rear brake light technology on the latest S-Class that emits warning flashes when a rear-end impact is imminent.
This is where my time is better spent by finding out what my future holds by testing the brakes. The -1 now says to "smoothly apply moderate to heavy braking to decelerate to taxi speed." I basically brake as required, which is a nebulous way of saying anything and everything short of antiskid depending on the situation.
Brake fluid deterioration could lead to brake fade or failure under heavy braking, but recent research carried out by reveals that 86 per cent of motorists do not check their brake fluid and ignore replacing it at the recommended intervals.
[USPRwire, Mon Sep 02 2019] The air brake market is gaining momentum with the increasing vehicle safety concerns among end-users driving air brake manufacturers to deliver advanced features of air braking systems.
Automotive Brake Linings Market is expected to witness 7.8% CAGR during the forecast period, 2019 to 2025, according to latest depth analysis report on Global Automotive Brake Linings Market by Material, Vehicle Type, Sales Channel and Region - Global Forecast till 2025, published by Market Research Future.
Brake pads: Worn out brake pads will cause the braking distance to increase and may cause a metal to metal grinding on the rotor surfaces.