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disc brakenoun [C]

US also disk brake uk   /ˈdɪsk ˌbreɪk/ us   /ˈdɪsk ˌbreɪk/
a type of brake where two pieces of material are pressed against a metal disc that is attached to a wheel
(Definition of disc brake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disc brake”
in Chinese (Simplified) 圆盘式刹车…
in Chinese (Traditional) 圓盤式煞車, 碟煞…
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