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universal jointnoun [C]

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a joint in a ​machine or ​engine that ​connects two ​parts and ​allowsmovement in all ​directions
(Definition of universal joint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “universal joint”
in Chinese (Simplified) 万向接头…
in Chinese (Traditional) 萬向接頭…
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