freio

PortugueseEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese frẽo, from Latin frēnum (harness; bit; curb), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰer- (to hold).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

freio m (plural freios)

  1. brake (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)
  2. (anatomy) frenulum
  3. bit (piece of metal placed in a horse's mouth and connected to reins to direct the animal)

SynonymsEdit

  • (brake): travão (Portugal), breque (Brazil)
  • (frenulum): frênulo

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Derived termsEdit

  • freio ABS

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Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 23:51