trailing wheel

noun

Definition of trailing wheel

: a rear wheel of a locomotive to which the motive force is not directly applied — compare driving wheel

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“Trailing wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trailing%20wheel. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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