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Meaning of "worm drive" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WORM DRIVE

worm drive  [wɜːm draɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WORM DRIVE

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conjunction
determiner
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Worm drive is a noun.
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WHAT DOES WORM DRIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

worm drive

Worm drive

A worm drive is a gear arrangement in which a worm meshes with a worm gear. The terminology is often confused by imprecise use of the term worm gear to refer to the worm, the worm gear, or the worm drive as a unit. Like other gear arrangements, a worm drive can reduce rotational speed or allow higher torque to be transmitted. The image shows a section of a gear box with a worm gear being driven by a worm. A worm is an example of a screw, one of the six simple machines.

Definition of worm drive in the English dictionary

The definition of worm drive in the dictionary is a gear arrangement in which a worm meshes with a worm gear.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WORM DRIVE


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
rive
raɪv
shrive
ʃraɪv
strive
straɪv
thrive
θraɪv
underdrive
ˈʌndəˌdraɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WORM DRIVE

worm
worm conveyor
worm gear
worm lizard
worm powder
worm wheel
worm-eaten
worm´s eye view
wormcast
wormer
wormeries
wormery
wormfly
wormhole
wormholed
wormier
wormiest
wormil
worminess
worming powder

WORDS THAT END LIKE WORM DRIVE

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
thumb drive
USB drive

Synonyms and antonyms of worm drive in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «worm drive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WORM DRIVE

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

Translator English - Chinese

蜗杆传动
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tornillo sin fin
570 millions of speakers

English

worm drive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कीड़ा ड्राइव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

محرك دودة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

червячный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

unidade verme
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কীট ড্রাইভ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à vis sans fin
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cacing cacing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schneckenantrieb
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウォーム駆動
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

웜 드라이브
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cacing drive
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ổ sâu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புழு இயக்கி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कीड ड्राइव्ह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Solucan tahrik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

azionamento a vite senza fine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

robak jazdy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

черв´ячний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

unitate vierme
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ατέρμονα κοχλία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wurm ry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

snäckväxel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ormen stasjonen
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about worm drive

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WORM DRIVE»

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Handbook of Gear Design
... of helical gear drive 3.43 4 WORM AND WORM- WHEELS 4.1 4.1 Fundamentals of worm and worm-wheel drive 4.1 4.2 Types of worms 4.3 4.3 Basic parameters of worm and worm-wheel 4.7 4.4 Worm-drive with concave- convex profile 4.
Gitin M. Maitra, 1994
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Everybody's Magazine
Worm drive. "ARMLEDER," The O. Armleder Co.. Cincinnati, Ohio, 2 models. Bodies extra. Worm drive. "ATLAS," Martin Truck A Body Corp'n, York, Pa., 1 model. Bodies extra. Hotchkiss drive. "ATTERBURV," Atterbury Motor Car Co., Buffalo, ...
‎1918
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Everybody's Magazine Volume XXXVIII-B Volume XXXVIII
Worm drive. “ARMLEDER.” The O. Armleder Co., Cincinnati. Ohio. 2 models. Bodies extra. Worm drive. "ATLAS," Martin Truck 61: Body Corp'n, York, Pa" 1 model. Bodies extra. Hotchklss drive. "ATTERBURY," Atterbury Motor Car Co.. Buffalo ...
‎1918
4
Automobile Topics
just pour in oil——that's all your driver needs to do to lubricate a Timken-Detroit Worm Drive Axle. He fills the housing to the level of the oil vent——rep1aces the cap—the job is done. The lower half of the worm wheel turning constantly in a ...
‎1917
5
Horseless Age: The Automobile Trade Magazine
Editor Horseless Age: In a 3 to 5 ton worm drive truck, what per cent, of the engine power is delivered to the rear wheels, the transmission being in one of the indirect drives? What per cent, of the power would be delivered by substituting the ...
‎1916
6
The Motor World
3,000l 1,600l 130 Solid. 2720150100 lnhg. .Inbgcardrive Chane . .. . . . . .. R 3,000 ; 2,300'Opt... Solid. 22.50lSelec Worm... Worm drive Continental .... .. Fl 3.000 1,700 144 Solid“: 16.92 Selec g0pi..... Standard car Crown . .. B 3,000, 2,500I 140  ...
‎1915
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The Theory and Practice of Worm Gear Drives
... the course of its development in the years 232-31 BC he was the first originator of the worm drive (see Figure 2.1). In the following centuries, the use of the worm gear drive became widespread throughout the then known world. ,5_!
Ilés Dudás, 2005
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Chassis, Truck, M44, M44A1, M44A2, M45, M45A1, M45A2, ...
Shim set, bearing worm drive chain sprocket 14. Sprocket, chain, worm drive 15. Bearing, upper, power-leveler drive housing 16. Pin, clevis, 3/8 dia. x 15/16 lg. 1 7. Bearing, roller, worm drive chain sprocket 1 8. Fitting, lubrication, 90° 1 9.
‎1992
9
Advanced Tribology: Proceedings of CIST2008 & ITS-IFToMM2008
On Lubrication Characteristics of Dual Tori Double-Enveloping Toroidal Worm Drive Yaping Zhao * /College of Machinery and Automation Wenjun Wei/College of Engineering (WUST, Wuhan P R China) (CAU, Beijing P R China) Xuezhu ...
Jianbin Luo, Yonggang Meng, Tianmin Shao, 2010
10
Story of the automobile: its history and development from ...
"Erie," Erie Motor Truck Mfg. Co., Erie, Pa., 3 models. Bodies extra. Worm drive 1 to 3% "Fargo," Fargo Motor Car Co., Chicago, I11., 1 model. Bodies extra. Internal Gear drive 2 "F. W. D.," Four-Wheel Drive Auto Co., Clintonville, Wis., 1 model.
Herbert Lee Barber, 1917

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WORM DRIVE»

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SKILSAW Power Tools Expands Product Line With New SKILSAW …
The SKILSAW 10-1/4 inch Worm Drive Saw, model SPT70WM-22 (SRP $449 USD), has the largest Dual-Field(TM) motor, which uses a unique copper winding ... «PR Newswire, Nov 14»
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SKILSAW Power Tools Builds On Heritage With New Brand Identity …
PROSPECT, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The SKILSAW® brand began with the invention of the circular saw in 1924, and for decades their worm drive ... «PR Newswire, Oct 14»
3
A New Generation: SKILSAW Introduces Improved Line of Worm
The new worm drive family includes three saws: the SKILSAW SHD77-02, the SKILSAW SHD77M-02 and the SKILSAW MAG77LT. Each is designed to achieve ... «PR Newswire, Mar 14»
4
The Legend...Reborn - Get More MAG and Less Weight with SKIL's …
The only request we've heard from tradesmen is to make the worm drive lighter," ... without compromising the power and durability of the worm drive SKILSAW.". «PR Newswire, Mar 13»
5
Protecting data with WORM drives
Many large and mid-sized firms need to protect audit and legal data and assure it is not tampered with. Greg Machler makes the case for why WORM (Write ... «CSO, Jul 12»

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