from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no intermediate transmission-train of wheels or transforming mechanism intervening between the power-shaft and that which it drives: used of motor-cycles when a toothed wheel on the motor crank-shaft meshes into the gear fastened to the rear or driving-wheel. See also direct-connected.
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