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driveline

[ drahyv-lahyn ]
/ ˈdraɪvˌlaɪn /
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noun

the components of the power train of an automotive vehicle that are between the transmission and the differential, and generally consisting of the drive shaft and universal joint.

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Origin of driveline

First recorded in 1945–50; drive + line1
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