chain drive

noun

Definition of chain drive

: a mechanical drive consisting of chain gears and a driving chain an automotive chain drive

called also chain transmission

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“Chain drive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chain%20drive. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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