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emergency brake

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   US (UK handbrake)
a device operated by hand that locks into position and prevents a vehicle from moving: You're supposed to use the emergency brake whenever you stop on a hill.
Translations of “emergency brake”
in Chinese (Traditional) 手刹車,手制動器…
in Russian ручной тормоз…
in Turkish el freni…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手刹车,手制动器…
in Polish hamulec ręczny…
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