transaxle

play
noun trans·ax·le \tran(t)s-ˈak-səl, tranz-\

Definition of transaxle

  1. :  a unit that consists of a combination of a transmission and an axle's differential gear used especially in front-wheel-drive automobiles

Origin and Etymology of transaxle

transmission + axle


First Known Use: 1958


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up transaxle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).