semifloating

[ sem-ee-floh-ting, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈfloʊ tɪŋ, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective

noting or pertaining to a driving axle of an automobile or the like, the inner end of which is carried by the differential gear and the outer end of which is keyed to a wheel supported by the axle housing.

Nearby words

  1. semifinalist,
  2. semifinished,
  3. semifitted,
  4. semiflexible,
  5. semiflexion,
  6. semifluid,
  7. semiformal,
  8. semifreddo,
  9. semiglobular,
  10. semigloss

Origin of semifloating


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