e-brake

noun
\ ˈē-ˌbrāk How to pronounce e-brake (audio) \
plural e-brakes

Definition of e-brake

: emergency brake … most new cars these days have an e-brake feature that you activate with the press of a button, an activity that is 100% less exciting than pulling the handbrake at 45 mph and steering hard left or right.— Erik Shilling

First Known Use of e-brake

1998, in the meaning defined above

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“E-brake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/e-brake. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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