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air brakes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishair brakesˈair brakes noun [plural]  brakes that work using air pressure
Examples from the Corpus
air brakesHowever he never considered fitting air brakes to the tractor.The silence was broken occasionally by a muffled gasp or a quivering sigh that was more like the hiss of air brakes.Barring a handful for specialist duties, every locomotive was equipped with air brakes.The new vehicles built as replacements during the 1980s were generally of higher capacity, privately owned and fitted with air brakes.
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