foot brake

foot brake
foot brake
n.
a brake, as on a bicycle, worked by pressure of the foot

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  • foot — foot1 [ fut ] (plural feet [ fit ] ) noun *** ▸ 1 body part ▸ 2 unit of length ▸ 3 bottom of something ▸ 4 end of something ▸ 5 in poetry ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count the part of your body at the end of your leg, on which you stand: Mary slid her feet… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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