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drive train

noun
1.
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
1950-1955
1950-55
Related forms
drive-train, adjective
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  • The drivetrain components of the bike should also be considered.
British Dictionary definitions for drivetrain

drivetrain

/ˈdraɪvˌtreɪn/
noun
1.
the parts of a vehicle that are concerned with generating power and transmitting it to the wheels
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Contemporary definitions for drivetrain
noun

a system in a motor vehicle connecting the transmission to the driving axles

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