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brake pedal

noun, Automotive.
1.
the pedal used by the driver of a vehicle to operate the brakes.
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  • Bunny and Sue's father's hands held tightly to the steering wheel, and he pressed his foot down hard on the brake pedal.

  • The controls appeared to be functioning smoothly enough and after a minute or so the brake pedal came down all by itself.

    The Brain Alexander Blade
  • Of course Ive shut down, but something seems to be the matter with the brake pedal.

  • Instinctively, she stamped down on the brake pedal, swerved sharply into the outer lane.

    The Sound of Silence Barbara Constant

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