Definition of Live axle

1. Noun. The axle of a self-propelled vehicle that provides the driving power.

Exact synonyms: Driving Axle
Generic synonyms: Axle
Group relationships: Drive Line, Drive Line System



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Live Axle

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live axle (current term)
live birth
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Literary usage of Live axle

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"A typical Worm-driven Live-axle Chassis, by Dennis Bros., Ltd., of Guildford. accurate workmanship, probably no other mechanical means of transmitting power ..."

2. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1910)
"A live axle is one that not only takes its proportionate part of the weight ... Besides carrying its proportion of the load, a live axle thus arranged must ..."

3. The Gasoline Automobile by George William Hobbs (1915)
"For pleasure cars, the live axle is generally used. The general arrangement of a car with a live axle was shown in Fig. 3. In Fig. is shown in detail the ..."

4. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"By its use the weight of the car is carried by a solid or "dead" axle, which is lighter than a divided "live" axle of the same strength can be. ..."

5. The Gasoline Automobile: Its Design and Construction by Peter Martin Heldt (1917)
"Only a single driving connection is required in the case of a live axle, while in the case of a dead axle there must be provided an individual drive to each ..."

6. The Gasoline Automobile: Its Design and Construction by Peter Martin Heldt (1918)
"Only a single driving connection is required in the case of a live axle, while in the case of a dead axle there must be provided an individual drive to each ..."

7. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Operation and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1917)
"The advantage of the fixed or stationary axle construction is that it is a much simpler assembly than the live axle forms, anc as it may be constructed of ..."

8. The Horseless Age (1909)
"A live axle usually consists of two essential parts, viz., the interior ... The floating axle is a live axle in which the tubular portions of the rear axle ..."

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