planet differential

noun
variants: or planet gear

Definition of planet differential

: an epicyclic train that has two contiguous and parallel main wheels usually of equal diameter but of unequal number of teeth meshing with a single pinion

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“Planet differential.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/planet%20differential. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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