handbrake
handbrake hand"brake`, hand-brake hand"-brake` . a brake operated by hand, used to stop a vehicle or keep it stationary; it usually operates by a mechanical linkage.

Syn: handbrake, emergency, emergency brake, parking brake. [WordNet 1.5]


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