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Meaning of "underdrive" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNDERDRIVE

underdrive  [ˈʌndəˌdraɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNDERDRIVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Underdrive is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UNDERDRIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of underdrive in the English dictionary

The definition of underdrive in the dictionary is a type of gear in a motor vehicle which works to reduce speed.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNDERDRIVE


all-wheel-drive
ˌɔːlwiːlˈdraɪv
arrive
əˈraɪv
co-drive
ˌkəʊˈdraɪv
contrive
kənˈtraɪv
deprive
dɪˈpraɪv
derive
dɪˈraɪv
descrive
dɪˈskraɪv
drink-drive
ˌdrɪŋkˈdraɪv
drive
draɪv
microdrive
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌdraɪv
outdrive
ˌaʊtˈdraɪv
overdrive
ˈəʊvəˌdraɪv
posidrive
ˈpɒzɪˌdraɪv
redrive
riːˈdraɪv
rive
raɪv
shrive
ʃraɪv
strive
straɪv
thrive
θraɪv
waterdrive
ˈwɔːtərˌdraɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNDERDRIVE

underdaks
underdamper
underdeck
underdevelop
underdeveloped
underdevelopment
underdo
underdoer
underdog
underdone
underdose
underdrain
underdrainage
underdraw
underdrawers
underdress
underdressed
underearth
undereat
undereducated

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNDERDRIVE

all-wheel drive
belt drive
cattle drive
CD-ROM drive
disk drive
flash drive
fly-drive
four-wheel drive
front-wheel drive
hard disk drive
hard drive
in overdrive
motor drive
pen drive
rear-wheel drive
self-drive
sex drive
test drive
test-drive
USB drive
worm drive

Synonyms and antonyms of underdrive in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «underdrive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNDERDRIVE

Find out the translation of underdrive to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of underdrive from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «underdrive» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

底传动
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

underdrive
570 millions of speakers

English

underdrive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

underdrive
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

underdrive
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

понижающей
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

underdrive
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

underdrive
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

démultiplication
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Underdrive
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kriechgang
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アンダードライブ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

언더
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Underdrive
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

underdrive
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

underdrive
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंडरवर्ल्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

underdrive
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

-riduttore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

underdrive
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

понижувальної
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

reductor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

underdrive
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Under
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

underväxel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

reduksjonsgir
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNDERDRIVE»

The term «underdrive» is regularly used and occupies the 61.873 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about underdrive

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNDERDRIVE»

Discover the use of underdrive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to underdrive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Mustang 5.0 Performance Projects
Time: 3 hours Tools: Screwdriver, adjustable torque wrench, sockets Talent: *** Applicable years: 1 979- 1 995 Parts: Underdrive pulley kit, replacement belt Tab: $200 Tip: Use a Cobra water pump pulley on your Fox 5-liter. Performance ...
Huw Evans
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Mustang Weekend Projects
Top and bottom pulleys can be interchanged on most 6-71 drive systems, making it very easy to switch from underdrive to overdrive. measurable positive pressure (stated in psi) in its intake tract once engine speed reaches a certain point.
Dave Emanuel, 1996
3
Original Farmall Cub and Cub Cadet
This underdrive attachment was supplied by Danco, the maker for the snow thrower used with the Original. This underdrive gearbox assembly (Danco model UD-6) bolted ahead of the transmission itself and was not standard equipment.
Kenneth Updike
4
Heavy Duty Truck Systems
Double-clutch, disengaging the splitter button into the rear position while in neutral and shifting into high-range direct sixth gear Thirteen-Speed, Underdrive Thirteen-speed underdrive transmissions operate on the same principles except that ...
Sean Bennett, 2010
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Big-Block Chevy Performance
Top and bottom pulleys can be interchanged on most 6-71 drive systems, making it very easy to switch from underdrive to overdrive. Belts — Any particular drive ratio can be achieved through a number of pulley combinations. A l2% overdrive  ...
Dave Emanuel, 1995
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5.0L Ford Dyno Tests
March was worth 10-12 additional horsepower on a healthy 302. DynoJet and engine dynos, underdrive pulleys are the real deal. Installing slightly larger pulleys on the accessories reduces parasitic losses. More than any other single engine ...
Richard Holdener, 2000
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High-Performance Subaru Builder's Guide
Lightened, Underdrive, and Overdrive Pulleys Lightened and underdrive/ overdrive pulleys are a common upgrade that can be made without disturbing the engine. A lighter pulley on the crankshaft, or anywhere on your belt system, allows your ...
Jeff Zurschmeide, 2007
8
Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology
Gearset driving mainshaft I ' " Mainshaft -I' / :8»Primary shaft 3\ Layshaft gt' Constant-mesh gears, underdrive la) Gearset driving mainshaft 1 _.._.__f L ':ll \ ___“-::: Constant-mesh gears, normal drive {b} constant-mesh pairs: (a) underdrive (b) ...
M J Nunney, 2007
9
High-Performance Dodge Neon Builder's Handbook
Underdrive pulleys are not all that expensive, but they can be a real pain to get on and off without the proper Chrysler puller. An underdrive pulley can give you a tiny bit of torque and improved engine response. The performance boost is the ...
Mike Ancas, 2005
10
Popular Mechanics
On the other hand, if your vehicle is geared for cruising with normal loads, a Dual RangeTM underdrive wHHl give you the right ratio for improved pulling power and improved fuel economy when you're heavily loaded or pulling a trailer.

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNDERDRIVE»

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Inside Look at Modular V-8 Performance From 1996 to 2014
Best of all, basic mods, such as performance-minded (3.73-4.10) rear gears, cold-air intake, underdrive pulleys, computer reflash, exhaust, and good driving, ... «Mustang 360, May 15»
2
Mad Professor Unveils the Simble Predrive, Evolution Orange …
Evolution Orange Underdrive (EOU) offers a new way to approach your tone. Instead of overdriving your clean tone, now you can get cleaner tones from your ... «Premier Guitar, Jan 15»
3
[NAMM] Mad Professor Predrive et Underdrive
L'autre nouveauté est l'Evolution Orange Underdrive, une pédale conçue pour nettoyer un son crunché ou avec de l'overdrive par le biais d'un égaliseur trois ... «Audiofanzine, Jan 15»
4
NAMM 2015: Evolution Orange Underdrive offers 'new way to …
NAMM 2015: The Evolution Orange Underdrive, from Finnish amp and pedal house Mad Professor is a pedal designed primarily to work with vintage single ... «MusicRadar.com, Jan 15»
5
Mad Professor stellt Pedal für cleanere Sounds vor
Das Mad Professor Evolution Orange Underdrive (EOU) wird als neuartiges Tool für cleanere Gitarren-Sounds angekündigt. Anstatt den Clean-Ton des ... «musikmachen.de, Jan 15»
6
Cooling Tech Math - Cool Geek
A popular engine performance upgrade that is detrimental to cooling is to run underdrive pulleys that slow down the speed of the water pump and the rest of the ... «Four Wheeler Network, Aug 14»
7
MTI Forges A New Path in English Racing With Metal 3DP
Addendum: On July 13, 2014, the Mistubishi Evo with its 3D printed metal underdrive oil pump pulley took first place and world record holder as the fastest ... «ENGINEERING.com, Jul 14»
8
Remapped BMW E92 M3 Gets Dyno Tested, Sounds Good [Video]
He added a Dinan Intake system to his S65 engine along with an Evolve ECU tune, Dinan underdrive pulley and an Akrapovic evolution titanium exhaust system ... «autoevolution, Jul 14»
9
Off-Road Project Vehicle Update
And it stayed living until a Klune-V underdrive was installed. So much torque was produced—thanks to gearing and the AMC 401 built by Jeeps R Us—that the ... «Four Wheeler Magazine, Apr 14»
10
The Supreme Court Takes Up Same-Sex Marriage
I suspect "underdrive" may be more like it. The court agreed last Friday to take two landmark gay-marriage cases. In one, lower courts overturned Proposition 8, ... «Brookings Institution, Dec 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Underdrive [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/underdrive>. Oct 2020 ».
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