brake pedal


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n brake pedal foot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder
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In literature:

He gripped the handles and released the brake, standing on the left pedal and waving his right foot in the air.
"The Wheels of Chance" by H. G. Wells
A back-pedalling brake is most conveniently applied inside the hub, as in the coaster hub.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
Going down, if the hill be long, the brake must be used from the start, and to know how to back-pedal is important.
"Ladies in the Field"
Forgetting that he was riding a free wheel, instead of jamming on the brakes he tried to back pedal.
"Under One Flag" by Richard Marsh
Differential brake pedal Pedale de frein de differentiel.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
The Morrow hub brake, which applies friction to the rear wheel hub by back pressure on the pedal, is a popular modern form.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn

In news:

The brakes can come on without drivers stepping on the pedal, the.
Feeling vibrations or pulsations when you apply the brake pedal.
Pedestrian hit by car, driver mistakes gas pedal for brakes .
Warpage occurs when the brake calipers stick after releasing the brake pedal.
First it was gas pedals, then brakes.
Chrysler is recalling about 76,000 Dodge Ram pickup trucks to fix a power steering issue that could lead to brake pedals that are slow to return after the driver applies them.
Pedal movement provides low-pressure braking for maneuverability, or high-pressure braking for fast, safe stops.
CLARNO TOWNSHIP, Wis. A can of hairspray stuck under a brake pedal led to a crash Wednesday, according to the Green County Sheriff's Office.
Brake pedal interference prompts Ford Escape recall.
Get to know your pedals and brakes.
There are many components of a custom or street rod that have to be integrated into the build, such as gas and brake pedals, a shifter, and a steering column.
In this month's Quick Tech section CIRCLE TRACK takes a look at a pair of budget racing pedal assemblies from Coleman Racing Products including brake and throttle pedals .
Using the proper tools and procedures is the key to a firm brake pedal.
The brake pedal has had this kind of vibration for a couple of weeks, but only at low speeds.
Soviet driving games did not offer gearshifts or brake pedals.

In science:

For example in a car, the action components might be accelerator pedal position, steering wheel angle, and brake pedal position.
The Local Optimality of Reinforcement Learning by Value Gradients, and its Relationship to Policy Gradient Learning