differential gear


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differential gear

n.
An arrangement of gears in an epicyclic train permitting the rotation of two shafts at different speeds, used on the rear axle of automotive vehicles to allow different rates of wheel rotation on curves.
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differential gear

n
(Automotive Engineering) the epicyclic gear mounted in the driving axle of a road vehicle that permits one driving wheel to rotate faster than the other, as when cornering
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dif′feren′tial gear′


n.
an epicyclic train of gears designed to permit two or more shafts to rotate at different speeds.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.differential gear - a bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speedsdifferential gear - a bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds; used on the rear axle of automobiles to allow wheels to rotate at different speeds on curves
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Translations

differential gear

n (Aut) → differenziale m
differential housing → scatola del differenziale
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