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differential gearnoun [C]

uk   us   specialized
a ​devicefitted to the ​axle of a ​vehicle that ​allows the ​wheels to ​turn at different ​rates when going around a ​corner
(Definition of differential gear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “differential gear”
in Chinese (Simplified) 差速齿轮…
in Chinese (Traditional) 差速齒輪…
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