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  • noun Alternative spelling of drive wheel.


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  • GM spokeswoman Carolyn Markey said the leak could lead to the drivewheel jamming up and locking while the vehicle is being driven, possibly causing the driver to lose control.

    GM Recalling Vehicles 2007

  • The torque/hp characteristics of IC motors coupled with this deliberately differentiated delivery of power means we don't get in situations (or minimize them) where a single drivewheel produces way too much forward motion resulting in torque steer or a spin.

    Autoblog Green 2010

  • If a Cog in a big locomotive could take a day off and go around and watch the drivewheel and pistons -- watch the smoke coming out of the smokestack and the water scooping up from between the rails -- watch the three hundred faces in the train looking out of the windows and the great world booming by, and if the Cog could then say, "I belong with all this and I am helping and making it possible for all these people to do and to have all this!"

    The Ghost in the White House Some suggestions as to how a hundred million people (who are supposed in a vague, helpless way to haunt the white house) can mak Gerald Stanley Lee 1903


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