Definition of drivetrain in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdrʌɪvtreɪn/


The system in a motor vehicle which connects the transmission to the drive axles.
Example sentences
  • Many have drivetrains taken from sport sedans, with suspensions to match.
  • Keeping such a powerful motor, and indeed the rest of the drivetrain alive is a monumental task in itself.
  • The advertised peak power is lower than a conventional drivetrain, yet it achieves the acceleration performance of a much more powerful system.

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Line breaks: drive|train

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