Definition of Brake disk

1. Noun. A disk or plate that is fixed to the wheel; pressure is applied to it by the brake pads.

Generic synonyms: Disc, Disk
Group relationships: Disc Brake, Disk Brake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brake Disk

brake band
brake bias
brake cylinder
brake disk (current term)
brake drum
brake failure
brake horsepower
brake horsepowers
brake light
brake lining
brake mean effective pressure
brake noodle
brake pad
brake pads
brake pedal
brake pedals
brake press
brake presses

Literary usage of Brake disk

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1. The Horseless Age (1899)
"... in case the brake disk S* is held fast long enough, by means of one of the brakes, while in the latter case the carriage is only stopped when the brake ..."

2. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Operation and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1917)
"470, C. The clutch brake disk attached to the driven shaft comes in contact with the fixed member on the non- rotatable clutch throwout housing and prevents ..."

3. Electric Lighting and Power Distribution: An Elementary Manual of Electrical by William Perren Maycock (1903)
"Thus the field of the magnet A completes its circuit partly below and partly above its poles B, B. Attached to the spindle is a second or brake disk BD, ..."

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