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friction drive Syllabification: fric·tion drive

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of friction drive in English:


A transmission system used in motor vehicles that depends upon friction between moving parts in contact to transmit motion.
Example sentences
  • There also are known friction drives with constant speed ratio.
  • Noise and the constant need for lubrication are just a few of those problems that our new friction drives have eliminated.
  • The result is dramatically improved pointing and tracking capability which is far superior to a conventional worm drive and the equal of a more expensive friction drive.
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