friction-drive love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A device for transmitting motion which involves the use of a friction-clutch or friction-gears.

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Examples

  • Twice he bought a big friction-drive car and played with it, until it broke, on the dormitory floor: and every week he bought a children's four penny comic, over whose picture strips he giggled contentedly for the next few days.

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  • At St. Louis North, the body shop was completely rebuilt, with the addition of 210 new robots and more than a mile of new conveyor, including an extensive use of clean, quiet, friction-drive conveyance systems.

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