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drum brake Syllabification: drum brake
Pronunciation: /drəm brāk/

Definition of drum brake in English:


A type of vehicle brake in which brake shoes press against the inside of a drum on the wheel.
Example sentences
  • In addition, the plant produces corner modules, disc brake calipers, drum brakes and wheel cylinders.
  • Studies have shown that disc brakes grab faster and hold longer than drum brakes.
  • ‘Their purchasing department told us that drum brakes cost less than discs,’ he said, ‘and that's true on a strict part-for-part basis.’
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