a flexible strap, usually of steel, lined with a friction-producing material and tightened against a brake drum to produce a braking action.
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Examples from the Web for brake band
Historical Examples of brake band
The diaphragm is directly connected to the brake-band lever.
She noted the edge of a brake-band peeping beyond the drum, in a ragged line of fabric and copper wire.
The driver "guessed" that the brake-band was all gone, and that it would be dangerous to continue with it along mountain roads.
British Dictionary definitions for brake band
a strip of fabric, leather, or metal tightened around a pulley or shaft to act as a brake
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