semifloating axle

noun
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semifloating%20axle. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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