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Overview of noun brakes

The noun brakes has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) brake system, brakes

(a braking device consisting of a combination of interacting parts that work to slow a motor vehicle)

Overview of noun brake

The noun brake has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) brake

(a restraint used to slow or stop a vehicle)

2. brake

(any of various ferns of the genus Pteris having pinnately compound leaves and including several popular houseplants)

3. bracken, pasture brake, brake, Pteridium aquilinum

(large coarse fern often several feet high; essentially weed ferns; cosmopolitan)

4. brake

(an area thickly overgrown usually with one kind of plant)

5. brake

(anything that slows or hinders a process; "she wan not ready to put the brakes on her life with a marriage"; "new legislation will put the brakes on spending")

Overview of verb brake

The verb brake has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. brake

(stop travelling by applying a brake; "We had to brake suddenly when a chicken crossed the road")

2. brake

(cause to stop by applying the brakes; "brake the car before you go into a curve") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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