brake pad

noun

Definition of brake pad

: the part of a brake that presses on the wheel when stopping or slowing down a vehicle

Word by Word Definitions

brake play
  1. : a device for arresting or preventing the motion of a mechanism usually by means of friction

  2. : something used to slow down or stop movement or activity

  1. : to operate or manage a brake

  2. : to become checked by a brake

  3. : to slow or stop by or as if by a brake (see 1brake)

  1. : the common bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)

  1. : a toothed instrument or machine for separating out the fiber of flax or hemp by breaking up the woody parts

  2. : a machine for bending, flanging, folding, and forming sheet metal

  1. : rough or marshy land overgrown usually with one kind of plant

  1. : archaic past of break

pad play
  1. : a thin flat mat or cushion: such as

  2. : a guard worn to shield body parts against impact

  3. : sanitary napkin

  1. : to furnish with a pad or padding

  2. : mute, muffle

  3. : to expand or increase especially with needless, misleading, or fraudulent matter

  1. : to traverse on foot

  2. : to go on foot : walk

  1. : a soft muffled or slapping sound

  1. : path

  2. : a horse that moves along at an easy pace

  3. : footpad


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