drum brake


drum brake

noun

Definition of DRUM BRAKE

:  a brake that operates by the friction of usually a pair of shoes pressing against the inner surface of the cylinder of a rotating drum — compare disc brake

First Known Use of DRUM BRAKE

1950

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