handbrake Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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handbrakenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈhænd.breɪk/ UK (US emergency brake, US also parking brake)
a ​deviceoperated by ​hand that ​locks into ​position and ​prevents a ​vehicle from ​moving: You're ​supposed to put the handbrake onwhenever you ​stop on a ​hill.
(Definition of handbrake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “handbrake”
in Arabic فَرامِل اليَدّ…
in Korean 핸드 브레이크…
in Portuguese freio de mão…
in Catalan fre de mà…
in Japanese (自動車の)サイドブレーキ, ハンドブレーキ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手刹车,手制动器…
in Turkish el freni…
in Russian ручной тормоз…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手煞車…
in Italian freno a mano…
in Polish hamulec ręczny…
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