fluid coupling


noun

Machinery. an apparatus in which a fluid, usually oil, transmits torque from one shaft to another, producing an equal torque in the other shaft.

Nearby words

  1. fluffy,
  2. flugelhorn,
  3. flugelman,
  4. fluid,
  5. fluid balance,
  6. fluid dram,
  7. fluid drive,
  8. fluid dynamics,
  9. fluid lubrication,
  10. fluid mechanics


Origin of fluid coupling

First recorded in 1935–40

Also called hydraulic coupling.

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