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brake fluid

[′brāk ‚flü·əd]
(materials)
The liquid in the cylinder of an automotive brake which, under the action of a piston, is forced through tubing into cylinders at each car wheel, moving a pair of pistons outward so that the brake shoes are thrust against the revolving brake drums.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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