drag link

noun Machinery.
a link connecting cranks on parallel shafts.

Origin:
1840–50

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drag link
 
n
a link for conveying motion between cranks on parallel shafts that are slightly offset. It is used in cars to connect the steering gear to the steering arm

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Drag link and tie rod ends must be mechanically locked by cotter pin or other element.
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