constant-velocity joint

or con·stant ve·loc·i·ty joint

[ kon-stuhnt vuh-los-i-tee ]
/ ˈkɒn stənt vəˈlɒs ɪ ti /

noun Automotive.

a universal joint that is used in the drive train of front-wheel-drive cars and operates effectively even when the shafts being connected meet at a sharp angle.

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