floating axle

noun

Definition of floating axle

: a live axle used in a self-propelled vehicle to turn the wheels, the dead weight of the vehicle being carried on the ends of a fixed axle housing or casing

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“Floating axle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floating%20axle. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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