The word brake is a noun. Brake means (1) a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle, (2) an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant, (3) large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan, (4) any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants.
Brake is also a verb that means (1) cause to stop by applying the brakes, (2) stop travelling by applying a brake.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word brake.
Visit this brakes and brake linings supplier directory for information about brake and brake lining manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The 3d illustration on this page depicts a disc brake, a wheel, and a tire.
Visit this auto equipment and supplies vendor directory for information about auto equipment and supplies manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The photo on this page depicts disc brake rotors in an auto parts warehouse.
Much like tapping the brake pedal in a car to disengage cruise control, a sharp tug on the controls of older models of Boeing Co's 737 used to shut off an automatic trim system that keeps the plane flying level, giving the pilot control.
Reuters. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 12:21:27 -0400.
U.S. crude futures briefly hit a 2019 high on Friday but later retreated along with benchmark Brent oil as worries about the global economy and robust U.S. production put a brake on prices.
CNBC. Friday, 15 Mar 2019 10:01 GMT.
Subaru says cleaning products containing silicone can emit a gas that can seep into the brake lamp switch and cut off the electrical contact. That can stop the brake lights from working, but brakes will still function.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Saturday, 2 Mar 2019 13:30:22 EST.