brakeage

brakeage
brakeage [brāk′ij΄]
n.
1. the action or application of a brake
2. braking capacity

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  • brakeage — /bray kij/, n. 1. the action of a brake or set of brakes, as in stopping a vehicle. 2. brakes collectively. [1860 65; BRAKE1 + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • brakeage — n. act of stopping or slowing down …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brakeage — brake•age [[t]ˈbreɪ kɪdʒ[/t]] n. the action of a brake or set of brakes as in stopping a vehicle • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • brakeage — /ˈbreɪkɪdʒ/ (say braykij) noun 1. the action of a brake or set of brakes, as in stopping a vehicle. 2. brakes collectively …  

  • brakeage — /bray kij/, n. 1. the action of a brake or set of brakes, as in stopping a vehicle. 2. brakes collectively. [1860 65; BRAKE1 + AGE] …   Useful english dictionary

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