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emergency brake

[ə′mər·jən·sē ‚brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A brake that can be set by hand and, once set, continues to hold until released; used as a parking brake in an automobile.
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Emergency Brake plumbs this possibility--"night opened us, / the envelopes we are" ("Hotel"); "I remember when your mouth / was a city I entered dancing" ("If the Body Is a Door"); "we will remember the doves we coaxed / from each other's throats" ("Cactus")--but it also considers the limitations of this figuring of sexual intimacy.
The company said that when an alarm rang during the inspection, the emergency brake that should have been simultaneously activated failed.
The operator of the oncoming train, Jeanice McMillan, is believed to have activated the emergency brakes in a failed effort to halt it.
Their findings also explain why over 50 percent of all solid tumors harbor mutations in the p53 gene: It is the blueprint for this emergency brake.
Consequently, the data do not support the notion that emergency brake applications vary significantly between manual and automatic transmission cars or between passenger cars and pickup trucks.
2) Emergency Brake Assist Emergency Brake Assist takes over to provide maximum braking power for drivers during a sudden stop.
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Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson, the leader of Labour's campaign to remain in the EU, said the emergency brake would have no impact on immigration as in-work benefits were not a factor in drawing people to the UK.
Lord Stuart Rose, chairman of Britain Stronger in Europe, said he had doubts on whether the emergency brake on benefits would cut the EU migrant numbers.
Dr Nicole Cloonan, who has found a particular RNA (Ribonucleic acid) molecule, said that essentially, this particular gene fragment, or microRNA, normally acts like an emergency brake in our genetic program, ensuring our cells continue to reproduce normally.
Volvo Trucks, a subsidiary of Volvo AB (NASDAQ: VOLV)(STO: VOLVA) (STO: VOLVB), has developed Collision Warning with Emergency Brake.

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