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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Honda decided against designing a plug-in because of the additional weight and expense the driveline brings. cleveland, 29 Oct. 2022 For now, the sole conventional driveline is the base RX 350′s 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and eight-speed automatic transmission. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 1 Oct. 2022 Dodge is leaving the powertrain, driveline, and engine management to the customer. Jack Fitzgerald, Car and Driver, 15 Aug. 2022 Its tires and driveline are capable enough for most off-road situations, but don’t expect the lively responsiveness of the hybrid. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 14 May 2022 Toyota didn’t reveal any horsepower figures for this driveline, however. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 23 July 2022 Best of all, the driveline is far less buzzy and markedly more refined. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 2 July 2022 Engine output can also be sent to the front axle thanks to a clutch-pack coupling on the nine-speed automatic, and electric torque can be shifted forward by effectively reversing the torque flow within the driveline. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, 23 May 2022 Skid plates protect the driveline, transmission, and transfer case, and there are Raptor-specific rock rails. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, 24 Jan. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of driveline was in 1903

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Cite this Entry

“Driveline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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