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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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