a driving mechanism transmitting power by means of an endless chain.
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Origin of chain drive
First recorded in 1900–05
Related formschain-driv·en [cheyn-driv-uh n] /ˈtʃeɪnˌdrɪv ən/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chain drive
engineering a chain of links passing over sprockets that transmits rotation from one shaft to another
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