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all–wheel drive

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noun \ˈȯl-ˈwēl-\

Simple Definition of all–wheel drive

  • : a system that applies engine power directly to all four wheels of a vehicle together or separately

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of all–wheel drive

  1. :  an automobile drive mechanism that acts on all four wheels of the vehicle

1934

First Known Use of all–wheel drive

1934


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