power train


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power train

n.
An assembly of gears and associated parts by which power is transmitted from an engine to a driving axle.

pow′er train`


n.
a connected set of gears and shafts transmitting power from an engine, motor, etc., to a mechanism being driven.
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Noun1.power train - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changedpower 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"
engine - motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
epicyclic gear train, epicyclic train - a system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axis
reduction gear - gearing that reduces an input speed to a slower output speed
wheelwork - mechanical device including an arrangement of wheel in a machine (especially a train of gears)
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