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brake /breik/
  • danh từ
    • bụi cây
    • (như) bracken
    • danh từ ((cũng) break)
      • xe vực ngựa (tập cho ngựa kéo xe)
      • xe ngựa không mui
      • danh từ
        • máy đập (lanh, gai dầu)
        • cái bừa to ((cũng) brake-harrow)
        • ngoại động từ
          • đập (lanh, gai dầu)
          • danh từ
            • cái hãm, cái phanh
              • to put on the brake: hãm phanh
            • (ngành đường sắt) toa phanh ((cũng) brake-van)
            • động từ
              • hãm lại, phanh lại; hãm phanh
            Concise Dictionary
            brakes|braked|brakingbreɪk
            noun
            +a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle
            +any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants
            +large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan
            +an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant
            verb
            +stop travelling by applying a brake
            +cause to stop by applying the brakes

            Thesaurus Dictionary
            n.
            1 curb, check, restraint, restriction, constraint, control, rein:
            The central bank applied a brake to the upward trend of the dollar by buying Deutschmarks.
            v.
            2 slow, slow up or down, put on or apply the brakes, reduce speed, decelerate, slacken, hold up:
            He braked before the bad curve. She braked the car going down the steep hill.
            Advanced English Dictionary
            noun, verb
            + noun
            1 a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle: to put / slam on the brakes + the brake pedal + She stopped with a squeal / screech of the brakes.
            See also - AIR BRAKE, DISC BRAKE, HANDBRAKE
            2 ~ (on sth) a thing that stops sth or makes it difficult: High interest rates are a brake on the economy.
            Idioms see JAM v.
            + verb
            to slow down or make a vehicle slow down using the brake: [V] The car braked and swerved. + The truck braked to a halt. + You don't need to brake at every bend. + She had to brake hard to avoid running into the car in front. + [VN] He braked the car and pulled in to the side of the road.
            Collocation Dictionary
            noun

            ADJ.

            defective, faulty | front, rear | foot, hand | air, anti-lock, disc, drum, vacuum

            VERB + BRAKE

            apply, hit, jam on, put/slam your foot on, put on, slam on
            She slammed on the brakes to try to avoid the dog.
            | keep your foot on | let off, release, take your foot off
            He released the brake and sped off.

            BRAKE + VERB

            work
            My brakes are not working properly.
            | fail
            The car crashed after its brakes failed.
            | screech, squeal | be on/off
            Is the brake on?

            BRAKE + NOUN

            failure | cable, fluid, lights, pads, pedal, pipes

            PHRASES

            act/serve as a brake on sth
            (figurative),
            put a brake/the brakes on sth
            (figurative) The need to earn some money put the brakes on my wilder ambitions.
            | a screech/squeal of brakes
            We heard the screech of brakes, followed by a loud crash.

            verb

            ADV.

            hard, heavily, sharply, suddenly, violently

            PHRASES

            brake to a halt
            The train braked to a shuddering halt.
            | brake to avoid sth
            She braked suddenly to avoid a cat.



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