Definition of Transaxle

1. Noun. (context: automobiles) A single unit combining transmission gearbox, clutch, final drive, and differential are combined into a single unit connected directly to the driveshaft, used mostly in rear-engine cars. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Transaxle

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Transaxle

transanimating
transanimation
transanimations
transannular
transannular strain
transannular strains
transannulated
transannulation
transarterial
transat
transatlantic
transats
transaudient
transauroral
transaxial plane
transaxle (current term)
transaxles
transborder
transboundary
transbuccal
transcalency
transcalent
transcapsidation
transcarbamoylases
transcarbamoylation
transcarbamylase
transcarbamylases
transcarboxylases
transcardiac
transcardiacally

Literary usage of Transaxle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Advanced Components for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Workshop by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Single shaft integrated motor/transaxle • Advanced modular AC powertrain suitable for mass production • Applicable to broad range of vehicle types and sizes ..."

2. Transportation Expressions (1996) by Richard Feldman (1998)
"On front-wheel drive cars, the transmission is often called a "transaxle". Fuel efficiency is usually higher with manual rather than automatic transmissions ..."

3. The Truth about Automobiles by A. J. Smith (1991)
"... compared to the time and trouble spent gaining access to them, warrants their replacement anytime the engine or transaxle is removed. . . ,"93 Unlike ..."

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