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transaxle

[ trans-ak-suhl, tranz- ]

noun

  1. a unit combining the transmission and differential of a motor vehicle and connected directly to the axles of the driving wheels.


transaxle

/ trænzˈæksəl /

noun

  1. a unit in a motor vehicle engine that combines the differential, transmission, and drive axle


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Word History and Origins

Origin of transaxle1

First recorded in 1955–60; trans(mission) + axle

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