Definitions for "MASTER CYLINDER"
Keywords:  pedal, hydraulic, piston, brake, clutch
The engine-room of a brake system, where the force applied at the pedal is converted into hydraulic pressure so that it can be sent to each wheel cylinder.
A cylinder containing a piston and hydraulic fluid, directly connected to a foot pedal (e.g., a brake master cylinder). It transmits pressure to the brake operating system.
Main hydraulic cylinder in a closed circuit that uses hydraulic fluid to transfer pressure from one point to another.