Definition of Brake pedal

1. Noun. Foot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder.

Group relationships: Hydraulic Brake, Hydraulic Brakes
Generic synonyms: Foot Lever, Foot Pedal, Pedal, Treadle

Definition of Brake pedal

1. Noun. the pedal in a vehicle, usually a car, which operates the brakes ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brake Pedal

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

Literary usage of Brake pedal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"34 Clutch release grease tube. 35 End of engine crankshaft. 38 Clutch pedal. 40 Speedometer drive shaft. 39 Foot brake pedal. ..."

2. Motor Truck Design and Construction by Clemens Thomas Schaefer (1919)
"... the one at the left being the clutch pedal and the one at the right the brake pedal. The foot throttle or accelerator, if one is provided, ..."

3. Automobile Engineering: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1921)
"brake pedal: Pedal by which the brake is applied. Brake Pull Rod: A rod transmitting the tension from the lever or pedal to the movable portion of the brake ..."

4. The Horseless Age (1904)
"A detent was affixed to the brake pedal, with its engaging end drawn against ... Such an arrangement may be applied to any brake pedal with little trouble ..."

5. Self-propelled Vehicles: A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction by James Edward Homans (1910)
"But owing to a pin projecting in front of the small interlock on the clutch shaft, when the brake pedal is pressed down the clutch ..."

6. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Operation and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1917)
"t Slow Speed Adjust ;rake Adjust] brake pedal • Driving Plate Driving I ^ Lock Wir Square Socket for ..."

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