hydraulic brake


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hydraulic brake

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(Automotive Engineering) a type of brake, used in motor vehicles, in which the braking force is transmitted from the brake pedal to the brakes by a liquid under pressure
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Noun1.hydraulic brake - brake system in which a brake pedal moves a piston in the master cylinderhydraulic brake - 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
brake cylinder, hydraulic brake cylinder, master cylinder - a cylinder that contains brake fluid that is compressed by a piston
brake pedal - foot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder
brake system, brakes - a braking device consisting of a combination of interacting parts that work to slow a motor vehicle
disc brake, disk brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake pads
drum brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to the inside of a spinning drum by the brake shoe
foot brake - hydraulic brake operated by pressing on a foot pedal
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