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brake shoe

n.
A curved metal block that presses against and arrests the rotation of a wheel or brake drum.

brake shoe

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) the curved metal casting to which the brake lining is riveted in a drum brake
2. (Automotive Engineering) the curved metal casting together with the attached brake lining
Sometimes shortened to: shoe

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n.
1. 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. (on a bicycle) a metal block holding a rubber pad, pressed against a rotating wheel to produce a braking action.
Also called shoe.
[1870–75, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brake shoe - a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotationbrake shoe - a restraint provided when the brake linings are moved hydraulically against the brake drum to retard the wheel's rotation
brake lining - the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
drum brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
constraint, restraint - a device that retards something's motion; "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
Translations

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References in classic literature ?
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The press is being used to coin re-manufactured brake shoes in a single-stroke, hand-fed operation.
One possibility for the stripped holes is that technicians may be trying to remove the drum without first releasing the brake shoes.
Transaero has said that the preliminary results of its inquiry show that staff at the airport removed brake shoes without informing the crew.
At times, brake shoes on trucks passing through the pass have broken off, been knocked off the road and sparked fires in weeds and brush.
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Brake shoes mount with detent pins for quick friction facing replacement and all pivot pins have life-lubricated pivot-point beatings.
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