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noun Automotive.
a power coupling for permitting a smooth start in any gear, consisting of two vaned rotors in a sealed casing filled with oil, such that one rotor, driven by the engine, moves the oil to drive the other rotor, which in turn drives the transmission.
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Origin of fluid drive

First recorded in 1940–45
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fluid drive

noun
a type of coupling for transmitting power from the engine of a motor vehicle to the transmission, using a torque converterAlso called: fluid coupling, fluid clutch, fluid flywheel
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