brake translation | English-French dictionary

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brake

  
      n   [+car, bike]   frein    m     
→ The brakes began locking.        
→ the front brake of the bike        
→ You can take the financial brakes off in June.        
to apply the brakes      freiner  
→ I had to apply the brakes rather abruptly at a red light.        
to put a brake on sth      (=slow down)   mettre un frein à qch  
→ Illness had put a brake on his progress.        
      vt  
  
  [+car]  
freiner  
→ He lit a cigarette and braked the car slightly.        
      vi  
[driver, car]  
freiner  
→ As he braked a tyre burst.        
→ He heard tires squeal as the car braked to avoid a collision.        
→ She braked hard.        


air brake  
      n     (on truck, bus, train)    frein    m   à air comprimé  ,   (on plane)    aérofrein    m  
brake block  
      n   patin    m   de frein  
brake cable  
      n   [+vehicle]   câble    m   de frein  
→ The car's brake cables had been cut.        
brake fluid  
      n   [+vehicle]   liquide    m   de frein  
→ Check your oil and brake fluid regularly.        
brake light  
      n   feu    m   stop  
brake pads  
      npl   [+vehicle]   plaquettes    fpl   de frein  
→ I had the brake pads replaced at 15,000 miles.        
brake pedal  
      n   pédale    f   de frein  
disc brake  
      n   frein    m   à disque  
emergency brake     (mainly US)  
      n   (=handbrake)   frein    m   à main  
parking brake  
      n     (US)   frein    m   à main
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
frein
[Tech.]
v.
freiner
[Tech.]
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'brake' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
brake
nm.
brake
n.
brake gear
nm.
brake shoe
n.
brake coil
[Tech.]
n.
brake shoe
[Tech.]
n.
brake drum
n.
brake light
[Tech.]
n.
brake cable
n.
brake fluid
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