drum brake definition

  • noun:
    • A brake in which the friction is due to some pads that press against the inner surface of a rotating drum.
    • a kind of brake where rubbing is used by shields on internal surface of a rotating cylinder (the braking system drum) connected straight to a wheel
    • hydraulic braking system which friction is put on the within of a spinning drum by the braking system shoe

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