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planetary gear

Line breaks: planet|ary gear
(also planetary wheel)

Definition of planetary gear in English:

noun

Another term for planet gear.
Example sentences
  • This is assisted by a refinement in the Super-Select four-wheel drive system which features a constant mesh torque transmitter unit and centre differential with planetary gears and Viscous Coupling Unit.
  • The rear transaxle is also a three shaft configuration with one motor/generator and no planetary gears.
  • The delivering program includes spur gears, bevel gears, planetary gears, and slewing gears, to name just a few.

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