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running gear

the working components of a motor-driven or steam-driven vehicle other than those used to develop or transmit power, as wheels, axles or springs, as distinguished from the body.
1655-65, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Likewise, your teaching clothes probably don't overlap with your running gear.
  • She received a trophy, an airline voucher and running gear from race sponsors.
  • The car is original mechanically-original motor, transmission and running gear.
  • Recruits must bring plain white athletic socks and cold weather running gear.
  • Instead, the cargo tank is the sole structural member between the fifth wheel and the frame for the running gear.
  • Unit must have the towing hitch, running gear, and all other transportation items removed.
  • Railway-car running gear in which the weight of the car is sustained by roller bearings.
  • At a nearby wagon, teamsters struggled with its running gear.
  • All manufactured home running gear, tongues, axles and wheels must be removed at the time of installation.
  • All towing and running gear must be removed from the home and the property.

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