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brake 1

 (brāk)
n.
1. A device for slowing or stopping motion, as of a vehicle, especially by contact friction.
2. Something that slows or stops action.
v. braked, brak·ing, brakes
v.tr.
To reduce the speed of with or as if with a brake.
v.intr.
1. To operate or apply a brake.
2. To be slowed or stopped by or as if by the operation of a brake.

[Early Modern English brake, bridle, curb (for a horse), perhaps from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German, nose ring, curb, flax brake; see brake2.]

brake 2

 (brāk)
n.
1. A toothed device for crushing and beating flax or hemp.
2. A heavy harrow for breaking clods of earth.
3. An apparatus for kneading large amounts of dough.
4. A machine for bending and folding sheet metal.
tr.v. braked, brak·ing, brakes
1. To crush (flax or hemp) in a toothed device.
2. To break up (clods of earth) with a harrow.

[Middle English, from Middle Dutch, from Middle Low German; see bhreg- in Indo-European roots.]

brake 3

 (brāk)
n.
A lever or handle on a machine such as a pump.

[Middle English, from Old French brac, from oblique form of bras, arm; see bracer2.]

brake 4

 (brāk)
n.
1. Any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants.
2. Any of certain other ferns, such as bracken.

[Middle English, probably back-formation from braken; see bracken.]

brake 5

 (brāk)
n.
An area overgrown with dense brushwood, briers, and undergrowth; a thicket.

[Middle English, from Middle Low German; see bhreg- in Indo-European roots.]

brake 6

 (brāk)
n. also break
A high horse-drawn carriage with four wheels.
v. Archaic
A past tense of break.

braking

(ˈbreɪkɪŋ)
n
(Automotive Engineering)
a. the act or process of slowing or stopping a vehicle, wheel, shaft, etc, or for keeping it stationary, esp by means of friction
b. (as modifier): a braking system.
Translations

braking

[ˈbreɪkɪŋ]
A. N (Aut etc) → frenado m
B. CPD braking distance Ndistancia f de parada
braking power Npotencia f de freno

braking

nBremsen nt

braking

:
braking distance
nBremsweg m
braking power
nBremskraft f

braking

[ˈbreɪkɪŋ]
1. nfrenatura
2. adj (distance, power) → di frenatura
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USPRwire, Wed Dec 06 2017] According to a new market research report published by Credence Research "Automotive Braking System Market (By Type (Disc, Drum), By Mode of Operation (Hydraulic, Pneumatic), By Technology (ABS, ECS, Regenerative), By Vehicle Class (Two Wheelers, Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles, Heavy Commercial Vehicles)) - Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Landscape, 2016-2024", automotive braking system market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 5.
UKPRwire, Thu Nov 09 2017] According to a new market research report published by Credence Research Automotive Braking System Market (By Type (Disc, Drum), By Mode of Operation (Hydraulic, Pneumatic), By Technology (ABS, ECS, Regenerative), By Vehicle Class (Two Wheelers, Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles, Heavy Commercial Vehicles)) - Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Landscape, 2016-2024, automotive braking system market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 5.
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