Brakeman

A brakeman is a rail transport worker whose original job was to assist the braking of a train by applying brakes on individual wagons. The advent of through brakes on trains made this role redundant, although the name lives on in the United States where brakemen carry out a variety of functions both on the track and within trains. == Historical em...
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Brakeman

• (n.) A man in charge of a brake or brakes. • (n.) The man in charge of the winding (or hoisting) engine for a mine.
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brakeman

noun a railroad employee responsible for a train`s brakes
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Brakeman

Brake'man (brāk'm a n) noun ; plural Brakemen (-m e n). 1. (Railroads) A man in charge of a brake or brakes. 2. (Mining) The man in charge of the winding (or hoisting) engine for a mine.
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brakeman

In Germany common name for a partially fermented grape must; see below Federwei├čer and must,
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Brakeman

Sits at the back of the sled and controls the speed by applying the brakes at appropriate times. Brake handles are located on either side of the brakeman in a four-man sled and in front of the brakeman in the two-man sled.
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Brakeman

The last pusher to enter the sled at the start of a race. The brakeman is also responsible for applying the brakes at the end of a run by activating a grooved piece of metal that goes into the ice, thus stopping the sled.
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brakeman

[n] - a railroad employee responsible for a train`s brakes
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