foot brake Examples noun
- 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.
Every time he touched the foot-brake, she could feel the strain in the tendons of her own ankle.
Only it turned out to be the foot-brake after all, and we stopped dead, and skidded into a ditch.
P. G. Wodehouse
The foot-brake was already down, and from the rear wheels came a shrill squeaking, as the bands gripped the hubs.
She was running in neutral, the great car coasting, while she tried to slow it by jamming down the foot-brake.
British Dictionary definitions for foot brake foot brake noun
- a brake operated by applying pressure to a foot pedalAlso called: pedal brake