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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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Both had been conductresses with the company and had decided to swap their ticket machines for the driving wheel of the bus.
Features include stepless speed control, regenerative braking, low center of gravity and a vertical driving wheel to navigate a tight turns.
Several advanced applications were developed to improve the outdoor capabilities of an EPW, including selectable driving wheel location [20], self-leveling [20], curb climbing [22], traction control [23], and two wheel balance.
JA of Gateshead states my response to Chris Robinson's letter about taking your hands off the driving wheel is a bit silly.
Goode (95-156); Eugene Lee, Killingsworth (157-202); Sterling Houston, Driving Wheel (203-28); adapted by George Hawkins, Brer Rabbit (229-48); Elizabeth Brown-Guillory, When the Ancestors Call (249-94); Ted Shine, Ancestors (295-32).
Bus-themed activites at the Church Road depot yesterday included the chance to sit behind the driving wheel of a double decker, have your name on the destination screen and even ride through the bus wash.
16 ( ANI ): Manal al-Sharif, who defied the ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia,' has said that nothing 'pisses off' Saudi men or religious people more like a woman behind a driving wheel.
GET behind the driving wheel for a high-speed contest to mark the release of Need For Speed.
During tests, tractor's and trailer's driving wheel speeds were counted in 100-meter-long stretches.
The vehicle has twin levers in place of a driving wheel, giving driver a larger interior space, it said.
5 May 2011 - Surging fuel prices have prompted US consumers to reach for the keyboard instead of the driving wheel, leading to a 19.

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