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power train

noun

  1. a train of gears and shafting transmitting power from an engine, motor, etc., to a mechanism being driven.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of power train1

First recorded in 1940–45

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In its stock form, the Tacoma is a great truck for normal, outdoorsy people, but it lacks the payload and power train necessary to support much in the way of modification—at least within a reasonable budget.

On the 8th we ran our first running power train, and the Joy Bells rang in Limerick.

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