Continuous brake


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(Railroad) a brake which is attached to each car a train, and can be caused to operate in all the cars simultaneously from a point on any car or on the engine.

See also: Brake, Continuous

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"The brakes of the van coupled to the locomotive were not applied until the last moment, and the rest of the train was not fitted with a continuous brake.
Driving a new car on a challenging circuit, the youngster had to contend with continuous brake problems in his car but managed to finish the grueling race, which consisted of 45 laps.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because the relay valves are likely to develop internal leakage, which can lead to air pressure being delivered to affected primary or secondary brakes, causing continuous brake application.
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