power-train

power train

noun
a train of gears and shafting transmitting power from an engine, motor, etc., to a mechanism being driven.

Origin:
1940–45

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power train

noun
wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain" [syn: gearing
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