Definition of power take-off in English:

power take-off

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  • A device which transfers mechanical power from an engine to another piece of equipment, especially on a tractor or similar vehicle.
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    • The third resolution is to vow never to operate a tractor with an uncovered power take-off shaft.
    • Unknown to him, a power take-off bearing in the engine had failed, making complete loss of oil pressure imminent.
    • He hooks them up to a power take-off on one of his tractors.

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