from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A metal cylinder to which pressure is applied by a braking mechanism in order to arrest rotation of the wheel or shaft to which the cylinder is attached.
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- noun A hollow metal cylinder, attached to a
wheelof a vehicle, to which pressureis applied when braking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
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