vacuum brake

noun

: a brake using a partial vacuum in its operation
specifically : an automobile brake in which the braking pressure applied by the operator is augmented by the negative pressure of the suction on the intake manifold

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“Vacuum brake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vacuum%20brake. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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