Definition of 'handbrake'
Example sentences containing 'handbrake'
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The call handler then suggested he pull on the handbrake. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead, they put the handbrake on. The Sun (2016)A PREGNANT woman whose car rolled backwards off a harbour wall blamed it on a faulty electronic handbrake. The Sun (2016)The technician stopped the jeep and pulled on the handbrake. The Crossing-Place (1993)You will then need to use the handbrake. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You just know the car has been ragged to bits doing handbrake turns. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The testers used the handbrake and gears to slow instead. The Sun (2015)They set out as one thing and went through a handbrake turn. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The only way to stop was to use the handbrake. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He knows when to pull the handbrake and when to let it go a bit and be more relaxed. The Sun (2014)This includes reminding them to release the handbrake when setting off because otherwise it might slow them down a bit. The Sun (2013)He insisted at trial that what he did was reasonable and that he had no choice but to pull on the handbrake. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Also, leave the handbrake off as it may seize over time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)ARE you sure you put the handbrake on? The Sun (2015)I was with a friend who decided to teach me how to do a handbrake turn. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Use the handbrake provided instead. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Two of the things I love about it are the electronic handbrake and the adaptive cruise control. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I applied the electronic handbrake so the car couldn't roll away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)AA common problem is that owners don't pull the handbrake on tightly enough. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I was taught to use the handbrake when not moving - a very sensible thing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As such, the only folks who need to use the handbrake while their vehicle is moving as a matter of course are rally drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But Ford might be able to release the handbrake that so often seems engaged when England attack. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The same goes for the electronic handbrake, and the parking sensors, which panic too early. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Journey complete, you lock the forks, switch off the engine and pull on the handbrake. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But when they park the bus at the Nou Camp they must remember to leave the handbrake off. The Sun (2012)You'll need to get used to the curiously angled handbrake, whose release button sits close to its tip rather than on it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'handbrake'
British English: handbrake /ˈhændˌbreɪk/ NOUN
In a vehicle, the handbrake is a brake which the driver operates with his or her hand, for example when parking.
- American English: emergency brake
- Arabic: فَرْمَلَةُ يَدّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: freio de mão
- Chinese: 手闸
- Croatian: ručna kočnica
- Czech: ruční brzda
- Danish: håndbremse
- Dutch: handrem
- European Spanish: freno de mano
- Finnish: käsijarru
- French: frein à main
- German: Handbremse
- Greek: χειρόφρενο
- Italian: freno a mano
- Japanese: ハンドブレーキ
- Korean: 수동 브레이크
- Norwegian: håndbrems
- Polish: ręczny hamulec
- European Portuguese: travão de mão
- Romanian: frână de mână
- Russian: ручной тормоз
- Spanish: freno de mano
- Swedish: handbroms
- Thai: เบรคมือ
- Turkish: el freni
- Ukrainian: ручне гальмо
- Vietnamese: phanh tay
Definition of handbrake from the Collins English Dictionary
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