braking

All Noun Verb
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  • Already ten trains had reported difficulty braking on the track that morning.
  • That way it will automatically provide forward drive, but will not provide any engine braking.
  • Many of the railways used the system for many years, sometimes only for braking.
  • Locomotives have their own braking system, independent from the rest of the train.
  • His braking was far too late, however, and he slid straight on through the turn.
  • This braking system could have earned him a fortune if he had obtained a patent.
  • A braking force is possible when electric current is passed through the electromagnets.
  • More complicated systems may not provide quick braking when needed, or during a communications failure.
  • Thus it is generally preferred to build a crossed-spoke wheel where braking and drive forces are present.
  • The system stores energy from braking trains in a battery that may be used later.
  • It is the work the engine has to do against this restricted air flow that provides the braking effect.
  • The concept car was fitted with a four-channel anti-lock braking system.
  • The concept car was fitted with a four-channel anti-lock braking system.
  • This would provide braking thrust to stop the ship in the destination star system.
  • Most modern cars combat this by varying the distribution of braking in some way.
  • There was a Fell type centre rail, used for emergency braking only.
  • For this reason almost all vehicles are equipped with a braking system.
  • Route knowledge would allow the guard to initiate the braking before the driver.
  • It can also prevent heat transfer to the wheel hub under hard braking.
  • This braking system could have earned him a fortune if he had patented it.
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Root form of braking is brake for the verb.

Meaning of braking

  • verb Stop travelling by applying a brake
    We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road
  • verb Cause to stop by applying the brakes
    brake the car before you go into a curve