or con·stant ve·loc·i·ty joint
[ kon-stuhnt vuh-los-i-tee ]
/ ˈkɒn stənt vəˈlɒs ɪ ti /
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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