screeching brake

screeching brake

A noise made by glazed brakes chattering at such a high frequency that the sound resembles a squeal rather than a hammering.
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But the campaign has long been forgotten and interest has dwindled, with most of us returning to our old habits of allowing tyres to wear thin, headlamps blazing like a football stadium and screeching brake pads in need of desperate replacement.
"I was inside the village when I heard a screeching brake and saw a man coming out of a pick-up with his head and back on fire," he said.
But, nearly three decades later, he sounds not a Ford Torino's screeching brake away from the snout who was so super-cool that it was rumoured he could freeze ice cubes.
In a statement read out to the court from Emma Boyle, she said she heard a car travelling at speed down Valley Road and screeching brakes, followed by four gun shots in total.
Listen to your car - if you hear sharp acceleration and screeching brakes, you're doing it wrong.
However Mr Long added: "He does not hear the sound of screeching brakes."
Cue screeching brakes, as Fred Finder drives past he is immediately on the blower to Derek Director, "got it boss, the perfect place." And that place is Chalet Cragganmore in Chamonix.
Clouds of billowing smoke spread before an orderly architectural facade in Radio at Night, and the sounds in Crumb Mahogany briefly group together thematically (an ambulance siren, a car horn, screeching brakes) without adding up to narrative order.
And despite pleas for crowds to keep out of the way, Froome's Team Sky colleague David Lopez collided with a spectator in Essex, Luxembourg's Andy Schleck being brought down in the aftermath of screeching brakes.
What scientists have not understood is what happens between the auditory cortex and portions of the brain that ultimately issue commands, say, for muscles to move in response to the sound of that car's screeching brakes.