friction drive


Definition of friction drive

: a power-transmission system that transmits motion by surface friction instead of teeth

First Known Use of friction drive

1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of friction drive was in 1907

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“Friction drive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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