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disc brake
disc brake system

disc brake

also disk brake
n.
A brake in which the friction is caused by a set of pads that press against a rotating disk.

disc brake

n
(Automotive Engineering) a type of brake in which two calliper-operated pads rub against a flat disc attached to the wheel hub when the brake is applied

disc′ brake`


n.
a brake system in which a disc attached to a wheel is slowed by the friction of brake pads being pressed against the disc by a caliper.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disc brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake padsdisc brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake pads
brake disk - a disk or plate that is fixed to the wheel; pressure is applied to it by the brake pads
brake pad - one of the pads that apply friction to both sides of the brake disk
hydraulic brake, hydraulic brakes - brake system in which a brake pedal moves a piston in the master cylinder; brake fluid then applies great force to the brake pads or shoes
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Disk brakes are efficient and quick to response; consequently, they are now being applied in nearly all of the automotive vehicles.
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2]] and the friction surface of friction coupling components of disk brakes (friction pad and brake disc), in addition to temperature variation in the physical properties of materials of such elements, are (Bocii 1997, 1999):
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