drive'train

drive'train noun
The parts of a vehicle that are involved in causing it to move, including the engine, gears, wheels, etc
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • drive train — drive train, adj. the power train of an automotive vehicle consisting of all the components between the engine and driving wheels and including the clutch and axle, as well as the components of the driveline. Also, drivetrain. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • drive train — drive′ train n. aum the power train of an automobile including the components between the engine and driving wheels, as the clutch, driveline, and rear axle • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • drive train — drive train, adj. the power train of an automotive vehicle consisting of all the components between the engine and driving wheels and including the clutch and axle, as well as the components of the driveline. Also, drivetrain. [1950 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • drive train — [1] This term refers to the entire moving part of the car: Engine, clutch, transmission, driveshaft, differential, axles, and sometimes the wheels. Also see strain in the drive train [2] The derailleurs, chain, freewheel, and crankset of a… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • drive train — /ˈdraɪv treɪn/ (say druyv trayn) noun a motor vehicle propulsion system, including the clutch, gear box, drive shaft, axle, differential and, in back wheel drive vehicles, the axle. Also, drivetrain …   Australian English dictionary

  • drive train — parts of a vehicle that connect the engine with the driving axles (also driveline) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • strain in the drive train — Strains resulting from the different track arcs travelled by the four wheels of a vehicle when cornering with center or axle differentials locked up …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Drive shaft — This article is about the mechanical device. For the fictional music group from the American television series Lost , see Charlie Pace. Not to be confused with Axle. Drive shaft with universal joints at each end and a spline in the centre A drive …   Wikipedia

  • train — See drivetrain gear train gross train weight member of the gear train powertrain road train strain in the drive train valvetrain wind trainer …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Drive-Thru Records — Founded 1996 Founder Richard Reines Stefanie Reines Distributor(s) …   Wikipedia

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