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axle
A sturdy metal rod on which the wheels of a car rotate.
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axle
1. A shaft on which a wheel or set of wheels revolves, especially a shaft under the body of a vehicle that connects a pair of wheels.
2. A supporting member, beam, or shaft designed to carry a wheel that may be attached to it, driven by it, or freely mounted on it.
3. The spindle on which one or more wheels revolve.
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(Latin: axle; chariot, wagon)
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axle ratio
The ratio of the rotational speed of the drive shaft to the rotational speed of the drive wheels in an automotive vehicle.
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front axle of a vehicle, steer axle
The most forward axle used for steering and the axle to which the front wheels are attached.
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