Chain Drive

Technology / Motorcycle / Chain Drive: Chain Drive is a method to transmit power from the transmission to the rear wheel of the motorcycle using a chain. The chain is much like that on a bicycle requiring periodic lubrication -- a messy job.

Other Words for Chain

Chain Verb Synonyms: shackle, secure, fasten, bind, gyve, confine, fetter, restrain, confine, restrict, tie, limit
Chain Noun Synonyms: string, series, combination, sequence, succession, train, course, set, concatenation
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Other Words for Drive

Drive Verb Synonyms: stab, plunge, thrust, sink, push, send, dig, ram
Drive Noun Synonyms: push, propel, impel, urge, press, thrust, move, motivate, actuate, prod, spur, goad, urge, force, make, compel, coerce, constrain, oblige, pressure or pressurize, high-pressure, induce, require, demand
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Lens Drive System

Entertainment / Photography / Lens Drive System: Used in autofocus slr cameras. One type has a motor located inside the lens: in another, a motor inside the camera body turns the lens via a drive shaft. MORE

Line Drive

Entertainment / Baseball / Line Drive: A ball hit in the air at a low projectory directly to a fielder or through the infield. MORE

Motor Drive

Entertainment / Photography / Motor Drive: Is an automatic film wind-on mechanism which can be attached to some cameras. While the shutter remains depressed the film will keep winding on after exposure. MORE

No Drive No Five

Entertainment / Bowling / No Drive No Five: An expression meaning that to take out the five pin on a pocket hit, the ball must drive through the deflection from the headpin to hit the five pin. MORE

Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE)

Technology / Computers / Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE): Specifically refers to a hard disk with the disk controller integrated into it. Also refers to the ATA interface. IDE drives are characterized by a wide ribbon cable connecting the drive to the mother MORE

Food Chain Efficiency

Science / Marine Biology / Food Chain Efficiency: Amount of energy of some other quantity extracted from a trophic level, divided by the amount of energy produced by the next-lower trophic level MORE

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