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Meaning of "universal joint" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNIVERSAL JOINT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNIVERSAL JOINT

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Universal joint is a noun.
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WHAT DOES UNIVERSAL JOINT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

universal joint

Universal joint

A universal joint, universal coupling, U-joint, Cardan joint, Hardy-Spicer joint, or Hooke's joint is a joint or coupling in a rigid rod that allows the rod to 'bend' in any direction, and is commonly used in shafts that transmit rotary motion. It consists of a pair of hinges located close together, oriented at 90° to each other, connected by a cross shaft.

Definition of universal joint in the English dictionary

The definition of universal joint in the dictionary is a form of coupling between two rotating shafts allowing freedom of angular movement in all directions.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNIVERSAL JOINT

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Universal Product Code
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Universal Soul
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WORDS THAT END LIKE UNIVERSAL JOINT

adjoint
ball-and-socket joint
ball joint
butt joint
conjoint
disjoint
expansion joint
hinge joint
hip joint
joint
knee joint
lap joint
mortise and tenon joint
out of joint
pick-up joint
point
shoulder joint
socket joint
strip joint
tongue-and-groove joint
wrist joint

Synonyms and antonyms of universal joint in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «universal joint» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNIVERSAL JOINT

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

Translator English - Chinese

万向节
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

junta universal
570 millions of speakers

English

universal joint
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सार्वभौमिक संयुक्त
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عالمية مشتركة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

универсальный шарнир
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

junta universal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সর্বজনীন যুগ্ম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

joint universel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sendi sejagat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kardangelenk
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ユニバーサルジョイント
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유니버설 조인트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Universal joint
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phổ doanh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உலகதரமிக்க இணைப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सार्वत्रिक संयुक्त
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Evrensel eklem
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giunto cardanico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przegub
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

універсальний шарнір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

comun universal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καθολική κοινή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

universele gesamentlike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kardanknut
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

universalledd
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNIVERSAL JOINT»

The term «universal joint» is regularly used and occupies the 63.410 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 universal joint

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNIVERSAL JOINT»

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Universal Joints and Driveshafts: Analysis, Design, Applications
Discussing the design and application of Hooke's joint driveshafts, as well as constant velocity joints for the construction of agricultural engines, road and rail vehicles, this text looks at key issues in the fields of transmission and ...
Hans-Christoph Seherr-Thoss, J.A. Tipper, S.J. Hill, 2006
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Rigid Body Dynamics of Mechanisms: 1 Theoretical Basis
1 Theoretical Basis Hubert Hahn. 5.2.2.4 Universal joint (BB1, BB4; constrains three translational and one rotational DOF). Consider the mechanism of Figure 5.28 comprising two rigid bodies ...
Hubert Hahn, 2002
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Hillier's Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology
The shafts fitted within a solid axle do not require any universal joint because the angles between the final drive unit and the wheel hubs are fixed (all part of one axle assembly). Because drive shafts are comparatively short in length, they are ...
Victor Albert Walter Hillier, Peter Coombes, 2004
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Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology
Universal joints A universal joint, sometimes called a carden joint, allows the drive to be transmitted through a variable angle. The need for a universal joint is shown in Fig. 43. 10. This is a rear-wheel drive layout having the gearbox mounted ...
Victor Albert Walter Hillier, 1991
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Technical Manual TM 9-1804B Power Train Body And Frame For ...
Holding the axle shaft in a bent position, raise the axle shaft until the first universal joint outer ball to be removed slides into into the groove of the universal joint center ball, and remove the uni-versal joint outer ball The remaining universal joint ...
The United States Department Of Defense
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Automobile Engineering
In the latest versions of this type of universal joint, the bearing caps are packed with grease by the manufacturer and do not need periodic lubrication. 2. Double Cardan Universal Joint The double cardan universal joint consists of two closely  ...
Ttti, 2002
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Heavy Vehicle Technology
Selector shaft (a) Universal joint Sliding joint Universal joint Spring and ball Figure 232 Hotchkiss drive layout Splined sleeve h \ E Selector housing E • Splined shaft Figure 233 Sliding joint Bearing lubricator nipple ^ Journal Slip spline shaft ...
David John Leeming, Reg Hartley, 1981
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Popular Mechanics
Cars with rear differentials have a driveshaft that transmits rotary motion from the transmission to the differential. The driveshaft is connected at each point by a universal joint. If the driveshaft is a two-piece unit, there is an additional universal  ...
9
Direct Support, General Support, and Depot Maintenance for ...
268. Universal Joint Drive Shaft Assembly (Rzeppal a. Disassembly. (1) Clean drive shaft and universal Joint assembly. Clean drive shaft and universal joint assembly in mineral spirits paint thinner or dry-cleaning solvent to remove grease  ...
‎1978
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Chassis, Truck, M44, M44A1, M44A2, M45, M45A1, M45A2, ...
I operation, operate each control lever to circulate oil thru valve and i recheck oil level. machine end of drive shaft universal joint. Remove drive shaft assembly from boring machine pinion shaft. Tape universal joint retaining key to shaft.
‎1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNIVERSAL JOINT»

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Beach party at Universal Joint to benefit St. Jude
... will be held around 6:00pm. 100 percent of the proceeds and donations will go to St. Jude. Universal Joint will donate 20% of food and beverage sales. «WRCB-TV, Jul 15»
2
Belden Universal Achieves AS9100C Aerospace Quality …
BROADVIEW, Ill., June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Belden Universal, a leading global manufacturer of custom universal joints and highly specialized mechanical ... «PR Newswire, Jun 15»
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Rep. Sander Levin, 83, may pose greatest obstacle to sweeping …
Some years ago, the congressman from suburban Detroit bought an $11.46 universal joint from Joe's Auto Parts, put it in his pocket and headed to Japan with a ... «Los Angeles Times, Mar 15»
4
Overload Protection Designed for Bespoke Universal Joints on …
A major international metals recycler was suffering from recurring damage to the motors and universal joints caused by torque overload when the shredder ... «Pollution Solutions, Nov 14»
5
How to install U-joints
Before installing them, we decided to replace all the U-joints (otherwise known as universal joints). We took out the old U-joints, cleaned and painted the ... «Grainews, Nov 14»
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Universal Joint, Fox Brothers featured on PGA tour
Universal Joint and Fox Brothers Barbecue were selected to be the first local restaurants to serve food at the tour as part of a new feature: the Taste of Atlanta. «Decaturish.com, Sep 14»
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Universal Joint adds life to Stone Ave.
Greenville's Universal Joint is officially open for business, and with it comes a new era of change for the North Main/Stone Avenue corridor. For years, The ... «Greenville News, Jun 14»
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Universal Joint opens in North Main area
Universal Joint is set to open this weekend, ushering in a new era of food and drink culture to the North Main Stone Avenue corridor along with it. Owner Scott ... «Greenville News, Jun 14»
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Date Night Dining: Universal Joint
For this week's column, I met up with my friend "Tim the Intern" for a sunny afternoon mid-week meal at Universal Joint Chattanooga at the corner of Vine and ... «Nooga.com, Apr 14»
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John F. Sharkey III Elected to Pathfinder Bank Board of Directors
Prior to his role with Universal Metal Works, Mr. Sharkey was President of Universal Joint Sales, a heavy-duty trucks parts distributor, headquartered in Syracuse ... «Marketwired, Dec 13»

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