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|English to French translations [PRO]|
|English term or phrase: pony brake|
|Brake Horsepower – Actual horsepower delivered by an engine at the crankshaft. Normally measured by means of a dynamometer or pony brake.|
|French translation:frein auxiliaire|
Suivant le modèle de «pony engine», il s'agit d'un frein auxiliaire dont la puissance est connue et qui sert ainsi d'étalon.
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Frein de Prony
Your original is misspelled. The Prony brake is the earliest form of dynamometer brake. It is named after its inventor, Mr. Prony. Apparently someone made a ...pony of him!
Any technical dictionary or textbook on schoolboy physics
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