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air' brake"




1. a brake or system of brakes operated by compressed air.
2. Aeron.a device for reducing the air speed of an aircraft by increasing its drag.
3. a device for stopping the sails of a windmill by disrupting the flow of air around them.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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