- Trucker slang for jamming on your brakes in traffic as in "Watch out we're doing a break check up ahead."
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Brake test — A brake test is a term used in motorsport. A driver is said to brake test another driver when the two drivers are driving very close together and the front driver deliberately brakes very hard, causing the second driver to have to do likewise and … Wikipedia
brake — [n] stopping device; check anchor, binders, cinchers, constraint, control, curb, damper, deterrent, discouragement, hamper, hindrance, hurdle, obstacle, rein, restraint, retarding device; concepts 130,463 Ant. accelerator brake [v] check; stop… … New thesaurus
check — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. control, test, verify, tally, count; restrain, repress, halt, stop, arrest, impede, interrupt, curb; stunt. n. draft, money order; interruption, rebuff; setback, reverse, stop, restraint;… … English dictionary for students
Check valve — Tilting disc inconel check valve … Wikipedia
check — Synonyms and related words: CD, IOU, MO, X, a reckoning of, abrade, abrasion, abysm, abyss, acceptance, acceptance bill, accord, account, account of, agree, allophone, alveolar, answer to, aperture, apico alveolar, apico dental, arrest,… … Moby Thesaurus
check — I. noun Etymology: Middle English chek, from Anglo French eschec, from Arabic shāh, from Persian, literally, king; akin to Greek ktasthai to acquire, Sanskrit kṣatra dominion Date: 15th century 1. exposure of a chess king to an attack from which… … New Collegiate Dictionary
check — v 1. stop, arrest, stay, stall, bring to a standstill; halt, pause, hesitate, balk, brake; put a stop or an end to, terminate, end, quash, quell, squash, Inf. put the kibosh on, nip in the bud; cut, cut back on, decrease, diminish, reduce, lessen … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
Check weigher — Example checkweigher. Product passes on the conveyor belt where it is weighed A checkweigher is an automatic machine for checking the weight of packaged commodities. It is normally found at the offgoing end of a production process and is used to… … Wikipedia
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
brake — 1. noun a brake on research Syn: curb, check, restraint, restriction, constraint, control, limitation 2. verb she braked at the traffic lights Syn: slow down, slow, decelerate, reduce speed, stop Ant … Thesaurus of popular words