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English definition of “disc brake”

disc brake

noun [C]    
a type of brake where two pieces of material are pressed against a metal disc that is fixed to a wheelThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
(Definition of disc brake noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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