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- n. the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
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I’ll just stay in Washington, send the drafts by Thermofax then the newest technology—a primitive, creakily slow, and literally smelly transmission system that took 8 minutes to transmit each page.