all–wheel drive

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noun \ˈȯl-ˈwēl-\

Definition of all–wheel drive

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

First Known Use of all–wheel drive

1934


ALL–WHEEL DRIVE Defined for English Language Learners

all-wheel drive

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Definition of all–wheel drive for English Language Learners

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


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