air brake definition

  • noun:
    • A brake, particularly on an automobile, this is certainly operated by compressed air.
    • A surface, including an aileron, that may be projected to the airflow in order to decrease the air-speed of an airplane by increasing drag; a spoiler.
    • alternate spelling of airbrake.
    • See Air braking system, into the Vocabulary.
    • A brake, specially on a motor vehicle, that is run by compressed-air.
    • A surface, such an aileron, that may be projected into the airflow being reduce steadily the air speed of an airplane by increasing drag; a spoiler.
    • Alternative spelling of airbrake.
    • See Air braking system, inside Vocabulary.
  • others:
    • A railway braking system running on compressed air.
    • A railway braking system run on compressed-air.

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