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power takeoff

n. Abbr. PTO
A mechanism attached to a motor vehicle engine that supplies power to a nonvehicular device, such as a pump or pneumatic hammer.
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Noun1.power takeoff - a device that transfers power from an engine (as in a tractor or other motor vehicle) to another piece of equipment (as to a pump or jackhammer)
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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This work will focus on the further optimisation of the Kinergy system, primarily integration with an improved continuously variable transmission, and with electrical power take-off devices for recharging vehicle batteries.
The company said two major manufacturing milestones had been achieved in the development of the PB150 PowerBuoy during the quarter - the award of the steel fabrication contract for the PowerBuoy structure and the completion of the mechanical elements of the power take-off system.
received the award for its performance in providing the power take-off shaft for the F/A-18 Hornet fighter aircraft.
UltraTemp can be added to any chassis with a powertrain that is power take-off ready and can also support multi-temperature units.
A 50 psig power take-off to power portable pressure-type ventilator is also present, a nice feature that allows transport of mechanically ventilated patients to the CT or MRI suite as may be necessary.
That 1944 bulletin included a 15-page listing of "conversion assembly numbers" to convert 18 brands of tractors to "ASAE standard [1941] dimensions for power take-off shaft, master shield, and drawbar hitch point.
So, mechanics, you've eliminated all other possible reasons the power take-off (PTO) clutch on your AH-64 isn't working, and you have determined you have a bad clutch.
The Ulysses is great fun as well as practical, it has many classy touches like the maintenance-free belt drive and a handy power take-off next to the dash.
Arms and legs thrashed everywhere as we both fought each other for the controls, trying to shield our eyes and bumping heads while fumbling for the now-slippery power take-off lever between the pedals.
His clothing had been caught up in power take-off equipment as he helped his father on January 26 at the family farm at Dragon Newydd,Penmynydd, near Llangefni.
The company is also forging ahead with expansion in its spares division and its growing Power Take-Off division, which serves the agricultural, industrial and marine markets.
Power for the machine came from a John Deere 115 hp diesel engine, which also drove the power take-off option.