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drive·train

 (drīv′trān′) also drive train
n.
The components of an automotive vehicle that connect the transmission with the driving axles and include the universal joint and drive shaft. Also called driveline.

drive′ train`


n.
the power train of an automobile including the components between the engine and driving wheels, as the clutch, driveline, and rear axle.
[1950–55]
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