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drive train

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noun
  1. 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.
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Origin of drive train

First recorded in 1950–55
Related formsdrive-train, adjective
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Related Words

driveline

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Historical Examples

  • It was barely recognizable, having been reduced to its roll-cage, drive-train and control-panel.

    Makers

    Cory Doctorow