Definition of brake shoe in English:

brake shoe

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noun

  • A long curved block, typically one of a pair, which presses on to the drum in a drum brake.
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    • The position sensor is coupled to the brake shoe for sensing the position of the brake shoe with respect to the position sensor.
    • Let each car of company coal, upon being spotted on the coal chute ramp, be examined for brake shoes; if one brake shoe was new, let it be exchanged for a tender brake shoe on one's own power.
    • I've been through some of the brake shoe manufacturing facilities in China and India and it's absolutely shocking, the level of asbestos exposure the workers have there.

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