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

Examples of driveline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The driveline is original, and the matching-numbers engine also attests to the car’s authenticity. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 12 Mar. 2024 Mecum Auctions Painted Tuxedo Black with a black vinyl top, this Camaro RS/SS has its original driveline and engine, which attest to the car’s authenticity. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 12 Mar. 2024 There’s power, traction, stability and control all rolled into one driveline. Tony Leopardo, The Mercury News, 3 Mar. 2024 Toyota didn't mention the driveline, but a fuel filler was visible on the display. Evan Williams, Ars Technica, 26 Oct. 2023 This engine feeds its output to the rear wheels via an all-new driveline that positions the transmission in the tail. Csaba Csere, Car and Driver, 7 Sep. 2023 These are minor quibbles about a polished driveline that otherwise makes this Toyota feel expensive. Don Schroeder, Car and Driver, 2 Aug. 2023 Versatile driveline, beefy bod with power to match. Martin Padgett Jr., Car and Driver, 2 Aug. 2023 In other driveline news, the ratio-hunting nine-speed automatic is now in the rearview, and an eight-speed autobox manages the shifting duties. David Beard, Car and Driver, 22 June 2023

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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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“Driveline.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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