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emergency brake definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage [syn: hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brake]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1900 a brake (as on an automobile) that can be used for stopping in the event of failure of the main brakes and to keep the vehicle from rolling when parked

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(emergency brakes) In a vehicle, the emergency brake is a brake which the driver operates with his or her hand, and uses, for example, in emergencies or when parking. (mainly AM; in BRIT, use handbrake) N-COUNT

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