Brake v. t. means: A cart or carriage without a body, used in breaking in horses.
Brake v. t. means: A cart or carriage without a body, used in breaking in horses.
Brake (v. t.) means: A cart or carriage without a body, used in breaking in horses.
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Air brake (): A railway brake operated by condensed air.
Brake (v. t.): An apparatus for testing the power of a steam engine, or other motor, by weighing the amount of friction that the motor will overcome; a friction brake.
Brake (): imp. of Break.
Brake (): of Break
Brake (v. t.): A baker's kneading though.
Brake (v. t.): A sharp bit or snaffle.
Bracken (n.): A brake or fern.
Brakeman (n.): A man in charge of a brake or brakes.
Brake (v. t.): An ancient instrument of torture.
Cow (n.): A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a chock.
Brake (v. t.): A cart or carriage without a body, used in breaking in horses.
Brake (v. t.): An ancient engine of war analogous to the crossbow and ballista.
Slipper (n.): A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.
Gripe (n.): A device for grasping or holding anything; a brake to stop a wheel.
Break (v. t.): A device for checking motion, or for measuring friction. See Brake, n. 9 & 10.
Shoe (n.): The part of a railroad car brake which presses upon the wheel to retard its motion.
Brake (v. t.): A large, heavy harrow for breaking clods after plowing; a drag.
Brake (v. t.): That part of a carriage, as of a movable battery, or engine, which enables it to turn.
Brake (n.): A thicket; a place overgrown with shrubs and brambles, with undergrowth and ferns, or with canes.
Convoy (n.): A drag or brake applied to the wheels of a carriage, to check their velocity in going down a hill.
Brake (v. t.): An extended handle by means of which a number of men can unite in working a pump, as in a fire engine.
Handwheel (n.): Any wheel worked by hand; esp., one the rim of which serves as the handle by which a valve, car brake, or other part is adjusted.
Brake (v. t.): An instrument or machine to break or bruise the woody part of flax or hemp so that it may be separated from the fiber.
Cataract (n.): A kind of hydraulic brake for regulating the action of pumping engines and other machines; -- sometimes called dashpot.
Brake (v. t.): A frame for confining a refractory horse while the smith is shoeing him; also, an inclosure to restrain cattle, horses, etc.
Involucre (n.): A continuous marginal covering of sporangia, in certain ferns, as in the common brake, or the cup-shaped processes of the filmy ferns.
Brake (n.): A fern of the genus Pteris, esp. the P. aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has solitary stems dividing into three principal branches. Less properly: Any fern.
Brake (v. t.): A piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction, as of a carriage or railway car, by the pressure of rubbers against the wheels, or of clogs or ratchets against the track or roadway, or of a pivoted lever against a wheel or drum in a machine.
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handbrake means: n emergency brake (on a car). A handbrake operates like a normal brake pedal but only on the rear wheels. Before the days of speed-cameras, Brits used to use the handbrake to slow down when they passed police cars as the brake lights dont go on and its not so obvious you were speeding.
AIR MONKEY means: Air-brake repairman
WESTINGHOUSE means: Air brake, also called windjammer
ARTIST means: Man who is particularly adept, usually with prefix such as brake, pin, speed, etc.
SAP means: Same as brake club; also called the staff of ignorance. To set hand brakes is to sap up some binders
JOKER means: In dependent or locomotive brake, part of E-T (engine-train) equipment
PUT 'ER ON means: Make a reduction in air in the train's braking system. Put 'er all on means apply emergency brake, more commonly described as big-holing her
STEM-WINDER means: Climax type of geared locomotive. Also applied to trolley car without brakes because of the motion of its brake handle
BRAKE CLUB means: Three-foot hickory stick used by freight trainmen to tighten hand brakes. Sometimes called sap or staff of ignorance
broady means: Bike stunt which involves pulling on the back brake on your chopper/bmx/chipper/grifter and swinging it round kicking up the gravel.
STINGER means: Brakeman. Derived from initial B(ee) of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, or perhaps from some brakemen's habit of arousing hobos by applying a brake club to the soles of their shoes
wild pigs means: n. poorly adjusted brake pads that squeal in use. winky a reflector. "Nice winky set, fred!"
GUN means: Torpedo, part of trainman's equipment; it is placed on the track as a signal to the engineer. Also the injector on the locomotive that forces water from tank to boiler. To gun means to control air-brake system from rear of train
RETAINER means: Small valve located near brake wheel for drawing off and holding air on cars. (Retainers often figure prominently in true tales and fiction stories about runaway cars on trains)
BIG HOLE means: Emergency application of air-brake valve, causing a quick stop. Big-holing her, the same as wiping the clock, is making an emergency stop
Sea Anchor means: A stabilizer deployed in the water from a boat for heaving to in heavy weather. It acts as a brake and keeps the boat in line with the wind and perpendicular to waves. Often in the form of a large bag made of heavy canvas.
tweak means: n. a jump during which the rider twists the handlebars back and forth in midair, the more times the better. v. 1) to slightly injure a part of the body or the bike in a crash. "I tweaked my wrist when I fell." 2) to make a minor adjustment. "My brake pads were rubbing but I tweaked the cable and it went away."
PLUG means: "One-horse" passenger train. Also throttle of old-style locomotive; hence engineers were known as plug-pullers. Plugging her means using the reverse lever as a brake instead of the air. Local passenger trains are sometimes referred to as Plug runs
front wheelie means: n. what endo used to mean in BMX: a trick where the rider applies the front brake and lifts the back wheel off the ground; this is the basis for many BMX tricks. Most riders cannot pedal effectively while doing a front wheelie. Also called a "nose wheelie" or "stoppie."
CLUB means: Same as brake club. Club winder is switchman or brakeman. A brakeman's club was usually his only weapon of defense against hoboes
Air brake means: A railway brake operated by condensed air.
Brake means: An apparatus for testing the power of a steam engine, or other motor, by weighing the amount of friction that the motor will overcome; a friction brake.
Brake means: imp. of Break.
Brake means: of Break
Brake means: A baker's kneading though.
Brake means: A sharp bit or snaffle.
Bracken means: A brake or fern.
Brakeman means: A man in charge of a brake or brakes.
Brake means: An ancient instrument of torture.
Cow means: A wedge, or brake, to check the motion of a machine or car; a chock.
Brake means: A cart or carriage without a body, used in breaking in horses.
Brake means: An ancient engine of war analogous to the crossbow and ballista.
Slipper means: A kind of brake or shoe for a wagon wheel.
Gripe means: A device for grasping or holding anything; a brake to stop a wheel.
Break means: A device for checking motion, or for measuring friction. See Brake, n. 9 & 10.
Flea-bitten means: White, flecked with minute dots of bay or sorrel; -- said of the color of a horse.
Horse-drench means: A dose of physic for a horse.
Neodamode means: In ancient Sparta, one of those Helots who were freed by the state in reward for military service.
Piu means: A little more; as, piu allegro, a little more briskly.
Shoot means: A rush of water; a rapid.
REGGIE AND RONNIE means: Reggie and Ronnie is London Cockney rhyming slang for a condom (Johnny).
ROCK means: Rock is slang for a jewel, especially a diamond. Rock is American slang for a coin, usually a dollar.Rock is slang for a small piece of crack or crystallized cocaine. Rock is American slang for throw stones at.
bounce means: To force to leave. Malcolm got so boisterous in the bar they bounced him.
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