disc brake

noun

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

1865

First Known Use of disc brake

1865


DISC BRAKE Defined for English Language Learners

disc brake

noun

Definition of disc brake for English Language Learners

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

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