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brakes, plural;
  1. Make a moving vehicle slow down or stop by using a brake
    • - drivers who brake abruptly
    • - an anti-lock braking system
  1. A coarse fern of warm and tropical countries, frequently having the fronds divided into long linear segments

  1. a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
  2. stop travelling by applying a brake; "We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road"
  3. any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants
  4. cause to stop by applying the brakes; "brake the car before you go into a curve"
  5. bracken: large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
  6. an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant
  7. A brake is a device which inhibits motion. Its opposite component is a clutch. The rest of this article is dedicated to various types of vehicular brakes.
  8. Pteris (brake) is a genus of about 280 species of ferns, native to tropical and subtropical regions of the world.
  9. A brake, also spelled break, was a type of horse-drawn carriage used in the nineteenth and early 20th centuries. It was a large or small, open-topped, straight-bodied pleasure vehicle with four wheels, designed for country use. ...
  10. Brake is a British national road safety charity. It is based in Huddersfield.
  11. Brakes are used on the cars of railway trains to enable deceleration or to keep them standing when parked. ...
  12. A brake is a metalworking machine that allows the bending of sheet metal. A cornice brake only allows for simple bends and creases, while a box-and-pan brake also allows one to form box and pan shapes. It is also known as a bending machine or bending brake.
  13. A device used to slow or stop a vehicle, by friction; often installed on the wheels, then often in the plural; Something that slows or stops an action; The handle, manned by up to six men, by which a ship's pump was worked; A specific torture instrument; To operate (a) brake(s); To be ...
  14. (brakes) any bicycle braking system which works by opening and closing two brake shoes on the tire's rim in a clamping motion, like jaws.
  15. (Brakes) An external device or accessory that brings a running motor to a standstill and/or holds a load. Can be added to a motor or incorporated as part of it.
  16. (Brakes) The brake lines of the canopy are synonymous with steering lines. Used together, they slow the parachute. Used independently they result in a turn.
  17. (Brakes) A device used to slow or stop the train on a roller coaster. Brakes are placed on the brake run, but may also be located along the course the train travels to slow the train down if necessary or stop it at a block. Related terms are block brake, trim brake and brake run. ...
  18. (Brakes) control the trailing edge of the paraglider; used for turning and increasing the angle of attack
  19. (BRAKES) Feeling out of control; needing to stop or slow things down / Wordplay on 'break'
  20. (BRAKES) The parts of an ATV that allow the operator to slow down or stop the machine.
  21. (BRAKES) Used to steer ram-air canopie
  22. (Brakes) 254 mm (10") discs, front vented, 4 piston front calipers
  23. (Brakes) Device used to apply tension to a roll of paper to help ensure even feeding of the web into the printing unit and proper tension from the printing unit to the folder.
  24. (Brakes) Device used to stop a moving object such as a vehicle through the use of friction of two entities.
  25. (Brakes) Motul Brake Fluid RBF600