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power brake

n.
A motor vehicle brake assisted by a power mechanism operated by the engine that amplifies pressure applied to the brake pedal.
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Noun1.power brake - a brake on an automobile that magnifies a small force applied to the brake pedal into a proportionately larger force applied to slow or stop the vehicle
airbrake - a vehicular brake that operates by compressed air; especially for heavy vehicles
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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Contract awarded for 12310300-six motor power brake switch to dlw part no.1231 0300, to rdso drg no.skdp-4137 or latest and generally conforming to rdso specn.
Other systems that are connected with the brake system include the parking (hand) brakes, power brake booster and the anti-lock system .
The driver claimed that the engine stalled, causing reduction in power brake assist and an accident.
FRANKFURT, Germany, Dhu-AlQa'dah 25, 1434, Oct 1, 2013, SPA -- German carmaker BMW is recalling 176,000 vehicles over a problem with the power brake system, AP reported.
"Dealers will replace a switch in the power brake vacuum pipe assembly for free," it said.
ISLAMABAD -- Ministry of Water and Power has said that the enquiry committee formed for power brake down has not yet submitted its final report, whereas the interim report about the incident does not include any such conclusion as highlighted in media.
Further, Freiberg led the integration of Japan Power Brake and Hawk facilities in Asia, growing CBF revenues from USD5m to almost USD60m annually and before joining Carlisle, he served in various roles at Cooper Industries for over 14 years.
The cars are being recalled because they might have a glitch in the power brake system.
Company officials were on hand to explain that the C-5's ease of maintenance, power brake system and on-demand cooling make the IC forklift an attractive option in grocers' warehouses and distribution centers.
where: [H.sub.F](s) is the transfer function of the low-passage philtre, [H.sub.CF](s) is the transfer function of the frequency static converter, [H.sub.MA](s) is the transfer function of the asynchronous motor, [H.sub.C](s) is the transfer function of the coupling and mechanical / power brake, whereas [H.sub.ML](s) is the transfer function of the working machine.
Using electrical rear-axle brakes will achieve the same effect on the front axle: here, an enlarged air gap is also possible since the power brake system only has to carry out the lining displacement for one axle.