Definition of footbrake in English:

footbrake

Syllabification: foot·brake
Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝otˌbrāk
 
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noun

  • A brake lever in a motor vehicle, which the driver operates by pressing down with the foot.
    More example sentences
    • The guy had footbrakes, a parking brake, a gear selector and he still couldn't stop his car.
    • Turner uses a Winters shifter, and he leaves from 3,000 rpm against the footbrake and shifts at 8,000 rpm.
    • Take note if you have broad feet it is possible to dip the accelerator when going for the footbrake.

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