dog clutch

noun

Definition of dog clutch

: a machinery clutch in which projections of one element fit into recesses in the other

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First Known Use of dog clutch

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Dog clutch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog%20clutch. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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