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  Definition of brake
  1. a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
  2. an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant
  3. large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
  4. any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants
  5. cause to stop by applying the brakes; "brake the car before you go into a curve"
  6. stop travelling by applying a brake; "We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road"
Similar Words: bracken, pasture brake, Pteridium aquilinum

 

Hyponyms: airbrake, brake system, brakes, coaster brake, hand brake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brake, skid

 

Part Meronyms: wheeled vehicle

 

Member Meronyms: Pteridium, genus Pteridium, Pteris, genus Pteris

 

Anagrams: break, baker

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: frenë   Arabic: مكابح and يكبح  
Basque: galga   Catalan: fre  
Chinese: 刹车   Croatian: kočnica  
Danish: bremse   Dutch: rem and remmen  
Esperanto: bremsi and bremsilo   Finnish: jarru and jarruttaa  
French: frein and freiner   German: Bremse and bremsen  
Greek: πέδη   Hebrew: בלמים and לבלום  
Hungarian: fék   Indonesian: rem  
Italian: frenare and freno   Japanese: ブレーキ  
Latvian: bremze and bremzēt   Polish: hamulec  
Russian: тормоз and тормозить   Slovak: brzda and brzdiť  
Slovene: zavora   Spanish: freno  
Telugu: ఆపు and బ్రేకు   Ukrainian: гальмо and гальмувати  
 
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