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disc brake

noun

Simple Definition of disc brake

  • : a brake that works by two plates pressing against the sides of a disc that is connected to the center of a wheel

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of disc brake

  1. :  a brake that operates by the action of a frictional material pressed against the sides of a rotating disc by a caliper

Illustration of disc brake

1904

First Known Use of disc brake

1904


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