foot brake


foot brake

foot brake Examples noun

  1. a brake that is operated by pressure on a foot pedal, as in an automobile.

Examples from the Web for foot brake Historical Examples of foot brake

  • “I’ll try,” returned the youth, and jammed down the foot-brake as hard as he could.

    Dave Porter At Bear Camp

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • Every time he touched the foot-brake, she could feel the strain in the tendons of her own ankle.

    Free Air

    Sinclair Lewis

  • Only it turned out to be the foot-brake after all, and we stopped dead, and skidded into a ditch.

    Mike

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • The foot-brake was already down, and from the rear wheels came a shrill squeaking, as the bands gripped the hubs.

    Dave Porter and the Runaways

    Edward Stratemeyer

  • She was running in neutral, the great car coasting, while she tried to slow it by jamming down the foot-brake.

    Free Air

    Sinclair Lewis

  • British Dictionary definitions for foot brake foot brake noun

    1. a brake operated by applying pressure to a foot pedalAlso called: pedal brake

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