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disc brake system
disc brakealso disk brake
A brake in which the friction is caused by a set of pads that press against a rotating disk.
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(Automotive Engineering) a type of brake in which two calliper-operated pads rub against a flat disc attached to the wheel hub when the brake is applied
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a brake system in which a disc attached to a wheel is slowed by the friction of brake pads being pressed against the disc by a caliper.
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|Noun||1.||disc brake - hydraulic brake in which friction is applied to both sides of a spinning disk by the brake pads|
brake disk - a disk or plate that is fixed to the wheel; pressure is applied to it by the brake pads
brake pad - one of the pads that apply friction to both sides of the brake disk
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