driveline

[drahyv-lahyn]

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.

Nearby words

  1. drive-thru,
  2. drive-time,
  3. drive-up,
  4. driveaway,
  5. drivel,
  6. driven,
  7. driver,
  8. driver ant,
  9. driver ed,
  10. driver education

Compare drive train.

Origin of driveline

First recorded in 1945–50; drive + line1

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