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toe-out

Line breaks: toe-out
Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊaʊt
 
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Definition of toe-out in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A slight forward divergence of a pair of wheels so that they are closer together behind than in front.
Example sentences
  • For example, steer axle toe-out will cause excessive wear on the inside of both tires while toe-in will cause wear on the outside shoulders of the tires.
  • The position of the steering gear was lowered and the linkage was shortened to give good linear toe-control and minimal toe-out, improving stability.
  • In heavier cars a bit of rear toe-out can induce a bit more oversteer to help the car rotate.

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