epicyclic gear train


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Noun1.epicyclic gear train - a system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axisepicyclic gear train - a system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axis
gearing, geartrain, power train, gear, train - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
epicyclic gear, planet gear, planet wheel, planetary gear - an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train
sun gear - the central gear in an epicyclic train
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ET-4-31 Epicyclic Gear Train & Holding Torque Apparatus
The prototype system combines proven systems and technologies with a compressed air energy storage unit, a hydraulic pump/motor unit and an automatic transmission with an epicyclic gear train.