Brakes

A device used to reduce the speed of a vehicle or object.

Air brake

Used to reduce the speed of an aeroplane.

Foot brake

Vehicle brake applied with the foot.

Handbrake

Vehicle brake that is applied by hand to hold the vehicle when stationary.

See also: Airbrake, Anti Lock Brake System, Brake Bias, Brake Caliper, Brake Disc Rotor, Brake Fade, Brake Graunch, Brake Judder, Brake Pipes, Brake Servo, Brake Squeal, Disc Brake, Drum Brake, Foot Brake, Handbrake, Stopping Distance.

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Subjects: Automotive Mechanical Engineering