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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 traindrive-train, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for drive train
/ (ˈdraɪvˌtreɪn) /
the parts of a vehicle that are concerned with generating power and transmitting it to the wheels
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