biting point

biting point

n
1. (Automotive Engineering) (in driving) the point at which the plates of the clutch connect as the clutch pedal is released
2. a point at which success is achieved
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And while the clutch is sticky, it's incredibly forgiving in terms of allowing the driver to find a biting point.
The Bairns keeper is convinced the battle at the top is reaching biting point - in stark contrast to previous campaigns that became a one-horse race.
In its electric mode, the accelerator pedal uses a pressure point system restricting you to a mid-way biting point at 135km/h.
The only complaint we had was the high biting point on the clutch, which made it a little hard to drive in stop and go traffic.
It's so light you can barely feel when you're getting near the biting point, which is why I accidentally slipped and cooked it.
But the clutch has a long travel even after the biting point is reached, so it''s not a particularly comfortable feature of the Grand Scenic when driving in heavy traffic.
The clutch also seems to have a long travel action even after the biting point is reached, so it's not a particularly comfortable feature of the Grand Scenic when driving in heavy traffic.
The calipers might be Brembo, but judging by the spongy pedal feel and vague biting point, the rest of the system, seems to come right off a 1976 Chrysler New Yorker.
Pressing the pedal down required a gargantuan effort -andholding it at biting point was on the brink of torture.
They were four games through to two and didn't concede a goal at one nail biting point.