drive train

or drive·train


noun

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

OTHER WORDS FROM drive train

drive-train, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for drive train

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

    Makers|Cory Doctorow