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anti-lock

Line breaks: anti-lock

Definition of anti-lock in English:

adjective

(Of brakes) designed so as to prevent the wheels locking and the vehicle skidding if applied suddenly.
Example sentences
  • Options are side head curtain airbags and front side airbags, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, and an AM / FM radio with in-dash 6-disc CD changer.
  • In the UK, the Volkswagen Group has been hit by three separate recalls covering windscreen wipers and anti-lock brake systems.
  • With nine airbags as standard, anti-lock brakes and a battalion of advanced electronic stability, braking and traction controls, Lexus is hoping the RX will score a five-star Euro NCAP crash test result.

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