slipper brake


Definition of slipper brake

1 : a metal plate or skid used under the wheel or pushed against the roadway or track to retard the motion of a vehicle
2 : a metal plate slipped against a moving part of a machine to retard or stop its motion

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“Slipper brake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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