hydraulic brakes

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Noun1.hydraulic brakes - brake system in which a brake pedal moves a piston in the master cylinderhydraulic 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
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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In January 2016, the Supreme Court had directed Qingqi owners to conform to certain specifications, including the number of passengers, safety guards at front and back, the engine not below 100cc with hydraulic brakes, and standardised wheels.
Cars today have servo assisted hydraulic brakes with discs all around them or a combination of discs and drums, anti-lock braking systems (ABS), and tyres that are several times wider.
The Moto-Tug was equipped with four 6.50-by-20-inch rear tires, hydraulic brakes and an emergency brake, but the engine housing and steering wheel retained the looks of a classic Ford farm tractor.
The manufacturer's latest model, which includes automatic hydraulic brakes and a built-in hydraulic oil cooler, has been designed to offer an extended lifetime in tough operating conditions.
Depending on model, the trucks offer many standard features including AC drive and pump motors, hydraulic brakes, electronic lift controls, power steering, integrated sideshift, cushion or super elastic tyres plus curve speed control (CSC).
The bicycle is also provided with a modern police light and siren, hydraulic brakes and an air container to inflate the tyres within a few seconds.
Equipped with a silent, zero-emissions 36-volt DC powertrain, the 8K Tug features two-wheel hydraulic brakes and simplified controls for safe use and ease of operation in moving materials through factories, distribution centers and other indoor facilities.
It features full hydraulic brakes and an electro-hydraulic parking brake.
"I would not be able to comment or give details of the technical snag which is reportedly the failure of the hydraulic brakes. But now the passengers are all on their way home and everything is under control," he added.
28 February 2012 - Indian engineering group Rico Auto Industries Ltd (BOM:520008) said in a bourse filing today it would sell its 50% in Continental Rico Hydraulic Brakes India Private Limited joint venture to German partner Continental AG (FRA:CON).