semifloating axle

semi·​floating axle | \ "+- \

Definition of semifloating axle

: a live axle for a self-propelled vehicle in which an inner revolving shaft turns the wheels and the weight of the vehicle is carried on the ends of a fixed axle housing attached to the shaft at each end by bearings

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History and Etymology for semifloating axle

semi- + floating

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“Semifloating axle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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