emergency brake

NOUN
  1. a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage
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How To Use emergency brake In A Sentence

  • If the car is manual transmission, chock the wheels well, remove the emergency brake, and put the car into gear - the higher the gear, the more play the car has.
  • Drum brakes have more parts than disc brakes and harder to service, but they are less expensive to manufacture, and they easily incorporate an emergency brake mechanism.
  • He hurriedly moved the gear in neutral and tried the emergency brake.
  • Both drivers realised they were on collision course and applied their emergency brakes, halting the vehicles around two tram lengths apart.
  • Rich threw on the emergency brake and pulled on the air - horn handle with all his strength.
  • Specially used for elevator emergency brake, with characteristics of high frictional coefficient and mechanical strength.
  • The retros acted as an emergency brake in such instances.
  • She crossed the line and hit the brakes, gripping the emergency brake and pulling it up as she spun the wheel sharply to left, sending her car into a spin, the back end sliding out as she came to a stop.
  • And then, after half an hour, they overrode the computer, but the emergency brake was still applied, and then the second swell hit us.
  • Supercharging the immune system while the immune suppressors are still at work is a little like revving a car engine without releasing the emergency brake: in both cases, you're not going anywhere.
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