brake / breɪk /


brake3 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle or other moving mechanism by the absorption or transfer of the energy of momentum, usually by means of friction.
  2. brakes, the drums, shoes, tubes, levers, etc., making up such a device on a vehicle.
  3. anything that has a slowing or stopping effect.
v. 有主动词 verb

braked, brak·ing.

  1. to slow or stop by means of or as if by means of a brake.
  2. to furnish with brakes.
  3. to process by crushing it in a brake.
v. 无主动词 verb

braked, brak·ing.

  1. to use or run a brake.
  2. to stop or slow upon being braked.
  3. to run a hoisting machine.

brake 近义词

n. 名词 noun

stopping device; check

v. 动词 verb

check; stop


  1. The large number of people already infected with the coronavirus in the US has begun to act as a brake on the spread of the disease in hard-hit states.
  2. The balance between these processes works as a thermostat, because when the climate warms, chemical reactions become more efficient at removing carbon dioxide, putting a brake on the warming.
  3. Though preliminary and unpublished, the findings suggest that Brd4 inhibitors “can get rid of these immune suppressor cells that are an additional brake on the immune system, and allow immune stimulating drugs to work better,” says Carson.
  4. Drugs that release brakes on the immune system have helped thousands of people with cancers that were previously untreatable.
  5. That wasn’t the only cluster that put the brakes on South Korea’s reopening plans.
  6. Johnson Welded Products    Ohio-based manufacturer of reservoirs for air brake systems.
  7. Johnson Welded Products Ohio-based manufacturer of reservoirs for air brake systems.
  8. Counterfeit airbags and brake pads have become more of a problem, as have electrical devices that catch on fire.
  9. Even the most sketch-ball, scheming car mechanic knows how much those brake pads cost.
  10. When it comes to stops to enforce traffic laws—like speeding, or driving with a broken brake light—being black has no influence.
  11. They tobogganed down hills without a brake at the imminent peril of their lives.
  12. If he is injured while running a car from a defective brake of which he had knowledge, he cannot recover.
  13. Then he went back, eased off the emergency brake, grabbed a good handhold and strained forward.
  14. Almost unconsciously he lifted his foot from the accelerator and pressed down the brake.
  15. The brake had set out before the carriage, so that Meta had to come in and wait for her governess.