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driving axle


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n driving axle the axle of a self-propelled vehicle that provides the driving power
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Driving axle the axle of a driving wheel, as in a locomotive.
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In literature:

Live axle drives are souped.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
These two sets of wheels, as may be seen from the figure, are arranged on the same driving axle.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 363, December 16, 1882" by Various
The axle of the driving wheel has two eccentrics, forged solid upon it, for working the pumps.
"A Catechism of the Steam Engine" by John Bourne
D is the primary driving pinion, fixed firmly to the axle and constantly engaging the pinion, E, mounted on a stud in the shell.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 822" by Various
Another time the Plague was driving down a steep path which led to a village, when he upset his vehicle and broke the axle.
"The Hero of Esthonia and Other Studies in the Romantic Literature of That Country" by William Forsell Kirby
Stephenson's second locomotive, built in 1815, had no noisy gears, but instead, chain-belts to the driving-axles.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8" by Various
In such a case the axles of the driving-wheel are fixed to the springs, and the wheels revolve round them.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
They also had chariots, with scythes placed at the axles, which they were accustomed to drive among their enemies and mow them down.
"Alexander the Great" by Jacob Abbott
The forward rod and the backward rod are each moved by an eccentric on the axle of the front driving-wheel.
"The Story of Great Inventions" by Elmer Ellsworth Burns
But when they entered the coach and were about to drive to church, one of the axles broke.
"The Norwegian Fairy Book" by Clara Stroebe
Uncle had his feet under the buggy, holding down the hind axle tree, while aunt had the lines, driving.
"A Trip to California in 1853" by Washington Bailey
Essieu moteur Driving axle; live axle.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas
In 1855 Ernst Michaux, a French locksmith, applied, for the first time, the foot cranks and pedals to the axle of the drive wheel.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn

In news:

While driving on gridlocked Los Angeles freeways, you get to look at a lot of rear axles, and it's sad to see new fullsize SUVs riding on wimpy independent rear ends.
Webb Wheel has introduced the Vortex Unlimited, a cast brake drum now available for popular steer, drive, and trailer axle applications.
Webb Wheel has introduced the Vortex Unlimited, a cast brake drum now available for the most popular steer, drive and trailer axle applications.
Perhaps the biggest difference between Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood and Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose — though there are many — can be found in the ways they handled albums that were long in coming.
Peterbilt Motors Company announces the expanding availability of the proprietary Air Leaf, Low Air Leaf and Air Trac drive axle suspensions to the Model 382.
Eleos will supply its Drive Axle application to allow drivers to use smartphones to scan documents for transmission to the back office.
How advanced drive axle solutions provide cost and operational benefits.
This whitepaper from Meritor how advanced drive axle solutions show up on the end-users' through highly engineered product features that provide cost and operational benefits.
Eleos Drive Axle mobile scanning application is now integrated into the Prophesy Dispatch solutions package for trucking and fleet management.
Revision of D5704 - 12Standard Test Method for Evaluation of the Thermal and Oxidative Stability of Lubricating Oils Used for Manual Transmissions and Final Drive Axles.
I had to drive around them or risk breaking an axle.
Front drive axle & wheel lug nut tightening specifications .
Dana Corp.'s Commercial Vehicle Systems Division has introduced a new family of single-speed, single-drive axles.
This drive tire 's tread block geometry has been engineered to withstand higher drive axle torque and to reduce common drive tire wear conditions such as tearing and cracking.
This drive tire 's tread block geometry has been engineered to withstand higher drive axle torque and to reduce common drive tire wear.