friction clutch

noun

Definition of friction clutch

: a clutch in which connection is made through sliding friction

First Known Use of friction clutch

circa 1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of friction clutch was circa 1842

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“Friction clutch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/friction%20clutch. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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