a brake operated by fluid pressures in cylinders and connecting tubular lines.
Words nearby hydraulic brake
Origin of hydraulic brake
First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for hydraulic brake
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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