drive·​line | \ ˈdrīv-ˌlīn How to pronounce driveline (audio) \

Definition of driveline

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Recent Examples on the Web But its driveline imbues it with a different character. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 6 Mar. 2021 Then step on the brake pedal while adding pressure on the gas pedal to preload the driveline, and right before the maximum amount of boost is available–this metric is displayed in the instrument cluster–release the brakes. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 5 Feb. 2021 The defective driveshaft could also separate from the driveline, potentially then hitting the fuel tank and leading to a risk of fire, Ford said. Colin Beresford, Car and Driver, 13 Nov. 2020 And so, unlike every other 4WD truck, there’s no mechanical link front to rear in the driveline. Ben Stewart, Popular Mechanics, 21 Oct. 2020 To protect the driveline from catastrophic abuse, Stuttgart limits the engine to 3500 rpm when the car is stopped. Mike Sutton, Car and Driver, 5 Aug. 2020 The Range Rover's coachwork no longer looks particularly futuristic or sleek, its driveline lacks modern Iimited-slip technology, and its luxury features and power assists have been matched by any number of current off-roaders. Tony Assenza, Car and Driver, 30 June 2020 When the car isn't moving, Porsche limits the revs to 3500 rpm to protect the trans and driveline from unnecessary abuse. K.c. Colwell, Car and Driver, 18 June 2020 Sure, the suspension and driveline are the same, and the optional six-cylinder (90 pounds lighter this year) is still the hot setup under the hood. Michael Jordan, Car and Driver, 17 Apr. 2020

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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