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disc brakes

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles
disc brakesˈdisc brakes noun [plural]  TTCbrakes that work by two hard surfaces pressing against a disc in the centre of a car wheel
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disc brakesThe cast-iron disc brakes work with four-pot calipers and it rides on 10ins rims at the front and 14ins at the rear.
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