parking brake


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parking brake

n.
A separate brake system in a vehicle used to prevent the vehicle from rolling when it is parked and in case of failure of the regular brakes. Also called emergency brake.
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emer′gency brake`


n.
a hand- or pedal-operated brake used to prevent a motor vehicle from rolling, esp. after it has been parked.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parking brake - a brake operated by handparking brake - a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage
brake - a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
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