fluid drive

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fluid drive

n
(Automotive Engineering) a type of coupling for transmitting power from the engine of a motor vehicle to the transmission, using a torque converter. Also called: fluid coupling, fluid clutch or fluid flywheel
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Noun1.fluid drive - an automotive power coupling
coupler, coupling - a mechanical device that serves to connect the ends of adjacent objects
transmission system, transmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
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