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brake fade

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noun Automotive.
  1. a gradual loss of braking power resulting from decreased friction between the lining and the drum or disc of the brake and usually caused by overheating.
Also called fade.
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British Dictionary definitions for brake-fade

brake-fade

noun
  1. the decrease in efficiency of braking of a motor vehicle due to overheating of the brakes
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