Sentence Examples


  • It is sometimes necessary to use water to keep the brake wheel cool.
  • Out of the corner of his eye, he saw the brake lights of the woman's car as she drove down the driveway.
  • In some cases nothing more is required than to attach an engine and brake-van (" caboose ") and despatch the train; but if, as will happen in others, a further rearrangement of XXII.
  • Poncelet (1788-1867) invented a form of Prony brake which automatically adjusted its grip as µ changed, thereby maintaining F constant.
  • The hydraulic crane has a great advantage in possessing an almost ideal brake, for by simply throttling the exhaust from the lifting cylinder the speed of descent can be regulated within very wide limits and with perfect safety.