Definition of brake lining in English:

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brake lining

Pronunciation: /ˈbrāk ˌlīniNG/


A layer of asbestos or a similar material attached to a brake shoe to increase friction against the brake drum.
Example sentences
  • The brake lining wear sensor is positioned to wear away concurrently with the brake lining, thereby continuously changing the electrical resistance across the pair of spaced conductors.
  • The concern is that thousands of workers may have been exposed, including hundreds who worked at a brake lining plant.
  • We will produce evidence to suggest the explosive material in George's coat could have come from brake lining off a car or truck.

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Syllabification: brake lin·ing

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