Air Brake Definition

noun
A brake, especially on a motor vehicle, that is operated by compressed air.
American Heritage
A brake operated by the action of compressed air on a piston.
Webster's New World
A surface, such as an aileron, that can be projected into the airflow in order to decrease the airspeed of an airplane by increasing drag; a spoiler.
American Heritage
Webster's New World

Alternative spelling of airbrake.

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Noun

Singular:
air brake
Plural:
air-brakes

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