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antilock braking system

[¦an·tē‚läk ′brāk·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(mechanical engineering)
For vehicles, a sensor-control system found in braking systems which prevents wheel lockup while allowing the brakes to continue slowing the wheel. Abbreviated ABS.
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Royal Enfield, an India-based automaker, is reportedly planning to equip its future products with an anti-lock braking system.
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According to the German automobile club ADAC Accident Research, around a fifth of all motorcycle accidents could have been prevented if the bike had been fitted with an anti-lock braking system (ABS).
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