ABS brake


ABS brake
Another name for antilock brake.

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  • ABS — ABS1 [ā΄bē΄es′] n. acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, a hard, tough, lightweight plastic used for automobile parts, counter tops, etc.: in full ABS resin ABS2 [ā΄bē΄es′] abbrev. anti lock braking (or brake) system …   English World dictionary

  • ABS — ● ABS nom masculin (abréviation de l allemand Antiblockiert System) Dispositif évitant le blocage des roues d un véhicule lors d un freinage brutal. A. B. S. [abeɛs] n. m. ÉTYM. 1982; sigle angl. Anti lock Brake (ou …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • abs — ● ABS nom masculin (abréviation de l allemand Antiblockiert System) Dispositif évitant le blocage des roues d un véhicule lors d un freinage brutal. A. B. S. [abeɛs] n. m. ÉTYM. 1982; sigle angl. Anti lock Brake (ou …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Brake-by-wire — Drive by wire technology in automotive industry replaces the traditional mechanical and hydraulic control systems with electronic control systems using electromechanical actuators and human machine interfaces such as pedal and steering feel… …   Wikipedia

  • ABS — noun any of a class of composite plastics used to make car bodies and cases for computers and other appliances • Syn: ↑acrylonitrile butadiene styrene • Hypernyms: ↑plastic * * * I. ˌā(ˌ)bēˈes noun ( es) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ABS — Para una lista de Artículos Buenos, véase Wikipedia:Artículos buenos. El término ABS se puede referir a: Antilock Brake System (sistema de antibloqueo), dispositivo diseñado para dar adherencia a los neumáticos durante el proceso de frenado.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ABS — Abstract (Academic & Science » Universities) **** Abstract (Community » Media) * Absolute (Academic & Science » Mathematics) * Absent (Governmental » US Government) * Australian Bureau of Statistics (Governmental) * Absent (Community »… …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • brake — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. retard, check, curb; slow down, stop. See slowness, restraint. Ant., accelerator. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. check, curb, restraint, deterrent, obstacle, damper, hurdle, discouragement, hindrance,… …   English dictionary for students

  • anti-lock brake system — (ABS) Sometimes called anti skid brakes. A device which senses that one or more of the wheels are locking up during braking. It monitors the rotational speeds of the wheels and reduces hydraulic pressure to any wheel it senses locking up.It is… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • antilock brake — (ABS) See anti lock brake system …   Dictionary of automotive terms


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