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differential gear

noun [C] uk   us   specialized
a device fitted to the axle of a vehicle that allows the wheels to turn at different rates when going around a corner
Translations of “differential gear”
in Chinese (Traditional) 差速齒輪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 差速齿轮…
(Definition of differential gear from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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