transmission system

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Noun1.transmission system - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axletransmission system - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
automatic drive, automatic transmission - a transmission that automatically changes the gears according to the speed of the car
clutch - a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism; "this year's model has an improved clutch"
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
fluid drive - an automotive power coupling
4WD, four-wheel drive - a transmission that provides power directly to all four wheels of a motor vehicle
gear mechanism, gear - a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)
gear box, gear case, gearbox - the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed
hydraulic transmission, hydraulic transmission system - a transmission that depends on a hydraulic system
standard transmission, stick shift - a transmission that is operated manually with a gear lever and a clutch pedal
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While the CVT offers the highest standard of operating comfort of any transmission system, there is one thing that militates against its success in Europe, and that is its "rubber band" image that remains firmly fixed in the public mind.
-- Within days of Hurricane Katrina, the Project Manager, Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems' Product Manager, Defense Wide Transmission System quickly acted to deploy communications systems to replace devastated communications infrastructure.
Its mechanical measurement transmission system ensures metrological performance and reliability.
Instead of using chewing gum and baling wire to keep a creaky transmission system together, we should be continuously investing in and improving the system.
These classes of energy transmission systems can be characterized by mechanical rotary input in the form of an input speed, [N.sub.i], which can be constant or variable and an input torque, [T.sub.i], which is variable, responding to the instantaneous demand of the energy transmission system, i.e., the output impedance of the prime mover.
The Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc., Carmel, Ind., has signed a memorandum of understanding with FirstEnergy Corp.
The UltraTrans dial-up video transmission system is available in two versions, with either two-channel or 10-channel input capability.
The capacity to transmit AC power in the traditional AC transmission system has been restricted by several aspects such as fleeting stability limit, short circuit current limit, thermal limits, and voltage limits.
HARIPUR -- Federal Minister for Water and Power, Omer Ayub Ayub Khan Monday said the government was striving hard to change the old electricity transmission system of Wapda to provide uninterrupted power supply to domestic and industrial consumers.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to use the Results Transmission System (RTS) in the upcoming by-elections in the country.
Amid severe criticism, the ECP had blamed a collapse in the Results Transmission System (RTS) for the unusual delay in the results on election day.

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