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friction clutch

noun, Machinery
1.
a clutch in which one part turns another by friction between them.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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British Dictionary definitions for friction-clutch

friction clutch

noun
1.
a mechanical clutch in which the drive is transmitted by the friction between surfaces, lined with cork, asbestos, or other fibrous materials, attached to the driving and driven shafts
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