Definition of reduction gear in English:

reduction gear

Line breaks: re|duc¦tion gear


A system of gearwheels in which the driven shaft rotates more slowly than the driving shaft.
More example sentences
  • We have shown that a V-belt can handle those torque loads when it drives a reduction gear at the crankshaft.
  • Usually, the electric motor needs a reduction gear for maximum efficiency.
  • The motors are fitted with a two-speed reduction gear.

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