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hand brake

noun

Simple Definition of hand brake

  • : a brake that is operated by pushing or pulling a lever with your hand

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hand brake

  1. :  an emergency brake operated by a hand lever


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