driving wheel

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driving wheel

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1. (General Engineering) a wheel, esp a gear wheel, that causes other wheels to rotate
2. (General Engineering) any wheel of a vehicle that transforms torque into a tractive force
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Noun1.driving wheel - a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)driving wheel - a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
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