Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A shaft, windlass, or roller worked by opposite levers.
  • n. In a locomotive, a driving-axle on which the cranks are set at an angle of 90° with each other.

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Examples

  • In addition, the Polo GTI is fitted with the XDS differential, an electronic cross-axle traction control system for improved traction and handling.

    Autoblog

  • In addition, it also comes with XDS differential, an electronic cross-axle traction control system for enhanced traction and handling; new springs and dampers which results in a 15mm lower ride height than the conventional Polo; and delivers 47mpg on the combined cycle while emitting 139g/km of CO2.

    New Statesman

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