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Friction brake

(Mach.) a form of dynamometer for measuring the power a motor exerts. A clamp around the revolving shaft or fly wheel of the motor resists the motion by its friction, the work thus absorbed being ascertained by observing the force required to keep the clamp from revolving with the shaft; a Prony brake.

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Fribble
Fribbler
Fribbling
Friborg
Fricace
Fricandeau
Fricassee
Frication
Fricative
fricative consonant
Fricatrice
FRICC
Frick
Frickle
Friction
Friction balls
-- Friction brake --
Friction chocks
friction clutch
Friction drop hammer
friction feed
Friction fuze
Friction gear
Friction machine
friction match
Friction meter
Friction powder
Friction primer
friction tape
Friction wheel
friction wheels
Frictional
Frictional gearing
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