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OTHER WORDS FROM brakebrakeless, adjective
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The Navigator includes other towing-assistance technologies, such as an integrated trailer brake controller.
However, we found that while towing the trailer, the 10-speed is great in its role using engine braking to reign in vehicle speed on downhills.
When Archie chases the ball along the ground, he overshoots it and has to hit the brakes.More dog tales: We’re learning the quirks of Archie the rescue|John Kelly|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
In Zandi’s view, lawmakers would “likely agree to a deficit-financed support package next February, with Senate Republicans being the brake on a larger deal.”Stimulus update: How the election will shape the next aid package|Lance Lambert|November 3, 2020|Fortune
A pair of disc brakes handle stopping duties, which is fairly common on e-bikes at this point.Harley’s first electric bicycle stands out with its retro style|Stan Horaczek|November 2, 2020|Popular-Science
The three most fuel-costly activities are rough braking, rapid acceleration, and speeding above 70 mph.
That braking time is why we need to get started sooner rather than later.Megan McArdle on Why We Need to Jump Off the Fiscal Cliff|Megan McArdle|November 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Anti-lock braking, which can be less effective on motorcycles than cars, is an option.Ducati’s Panigale and History’s Most Innovative Motorcycles|Chris Hunter|November 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The sail was up and, while braking the load upwind, I slipped and fell, allowing the sledge to collide with a large sastruga.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
At this distance, it will be about six gravities, and we can add to that a molecular drive braking of four gravities.Islands of Space|John W Campbell
They watched the green island appear and swell, then vanish behind the flames of the braking rockets.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
I came down in Australia and the braking 'chute tore right out when I released it.What Need of Man?|Harold Calin
A hand-operated drum controller, directly controlling the driving and electric braking of the motors, is used.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various