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.

Origin of semifloating

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