hydraulic brake


noun

a brake operated by fluid pressures in cylinders and connecting tubular lines.

Nearby words

  1. hydration number,
  2. hydrator,
  3. hydraul.,
  4. hydraulic,
  5. hydraulic accumulator,
  6. hydraulic cement,
  7. hydraulic fluid,
  8. hydraulic fracturing,
  9. hydraulic lift,
  10. hydraulic mining

Origin of hydraulic brake

First recorded in 1870–75

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British Dictionary definitions for hydraulic brake

hydraulic brake

noun

a type of brake, used in motor vehicles, in which the braking force is transmitted from the brake pedal to the brakes by a liquid under pressure
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