differential motion

noun

: a mechanism (such as a differential screw or a differential chain block) having two driving elements so arranged that the net motion of the follower is the difference between the two motions that it would have if either driver acted alone

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“Differential motion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/differential%20motion. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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