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hand brake

noun
1.
a brake operated by a hand lever.
Compare caliper (def 6).
2.
(in an automobile) an emergency or parking brake operated by a hand lever.
Origin of hand brake
1840-1850
1840-50
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handbrake

/ˈhændˌbreɪk/
noun
1.
a brake operated by a hand lever
2.
the lever that operates the handbrake
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noun

the emergency parking brake in a motor vehicle

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