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gear train

a set of automobile gears that transmit power; transmission.
a set of interconnected gears. Unabridged
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  • Both lines would go around pulleys, the flying lines' pulleys attached to a gear train to a generator.
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  • If you wanted to do a dial that turns every four years, it's easy, but this is at the end of a more complicated gear train.
  • These bolts connect the gear case housing to an open frame that supports bearings and other components in the gear train.
  • The continuity of the valve and gear train was confirmed, and no anomalies were noted.
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  • The drive consists of a three-speed synchronous motor a nd a, gear train providing suitable reduction in speed.
  • The reduction gearbox gear train was seized but was freed after application of penetrating oil.
British Dictionary definitions for gear train

gear train

(engineering) a system of gears that transmits power from one shaft to another
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