follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

friction drive

noun, Automotive.
1.
a power transmission system utilizing a set of friction gears so arranged that varying their positions relative to one another gives a wide range of speed ratios.
Origin of friction drive
1905-1910
1905-10
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for friction drive
Historical Examples
  • The "table" lever then operates the friction drive and raises the table filled with the boards to a vertical position.

    Seasoning of Wood Joseph B. Wagner

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for friction drive

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for friction

13
15
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for friction drive