drive train

noun
the power train of an automotive vehicle consisting of all the components between the engine and driving wheels and including the clutch and axle, as well as the components of the driveline.
Also, drivetrain.


Origin:
1950–55

drive-train, adjective
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Main Entry:  drivetrain
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a system in a motor vehicle connecting the transmission to the driving axles
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Example sentences for drivetrain
The drivetrain components of the bike should also be considered.
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