antilock brake

antilock brake

(ˈæntɪˌlɒk)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a brake fitted to some road vehicles that prevents skidding and improves control by sensing and compensating for overbraking. Also called: ABS brake
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an′ti•lock brake′

(ˈæn tiˌlɒk, ˈæn taɪ-)
n.
a brake equipped with a computer-controlled device that prevents the wheel from locking.
[1970–75]
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