differential gear n.
An arrangement of gears in an epicyclic train permitting the rotation of two shafts at different speeds, used on the rear axle of automotive vehicles to allow different rates of wheel rotation on curves.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • differentialgear — dif|fe|ren|tial|gear sb., et, differentialgear, ene (mekanisme som overfører én aksels bevægelse til to andre aksler) …   Dansk ordbog

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