brake pedal


brake pedal
noun
foot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder
Hypernyms: ↑pedal, ↑treadle, ↑foot pedal, ↑foot lever
Part Holonyms: ↑hydraulic brake, ↑hydraulic brakes

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Auto.
the pedal used by the driver of a vehicle to operate the brakes.

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brake pedal,
the pedal by which the driver of an automobile or other vehicle controls the brakes.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

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