gear box

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Noun1.gear box - the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed
casing, shell, case - the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
transmission system, transmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
transmission shaft - rotating shaft that transmits rotary motion from the engine to the differential
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There is a subsidiary gear box which operates the engine for the tail rotor.
The business, which employs about 700, is a 50-50 joint venture between Ford and German company Getrag, and makes a range of gear boxes for various models.
The expansion, completed in two years, has doubled Elecon's gear box manufacturing capacity to 1,000 a month.
If the steering wheel is repeatedly and firmly turned to the full lock position, nuts in the power steering gear box may become loose, forcing the driver to exert considerable efforts to steer the car, Toyota said in a report to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
The company aims to produce a total of 1.3 million gear boxes per annum once the expansion is completed in June 2012.
Lifeboat crew found the 32ft trawler, called 'Razznazz' RB52, having difficulties with its gear box and towed it back to safety at 4.10pm.
Reifenhauser says most of its new extruder orders specify REItorque motors, which are priced nearly comparable to a conventional motor plus gear box.
"We have worked with Power Smart in order to show that our gear boxes do save money, and they are listed as an efficient gear box," Banero says.
Crews took more than an hour to reach the boat, named as Annabel, which had suffered gear box failure and was drifting further and further out to sea.