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Engine braking

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  1. the act of using the energy-requiring compression stroke of the internal combustion engine to dissipate energy and slow down a vehicle

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 7, 2009
  2. a common legal term for the same mechanism

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 7, 2009
  3. a form of engine braking, produces extreme amounts of noise pollution if there is no muffler on the intake manifold of the engine

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 7, 2009
  4. Large trucks use a device called an exhaust brake to increase the effectiveness of engine braking

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 7, 2009
  5. Compression of gas and vapor requires energy as described by theories in physical chemistry and thermodynamics

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 7, 2009
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