Transmission vs Transaxle what difference

what is difference between Transmission and Transaxle

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin transmissionem (nominative of transmissio), from transmittere.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: trănsmĭ’shən, trănzmĭ’shən IPA(key): /tɹænsˈmɪʃən/, /tɹænzˈmɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən

Noun

transmission (countable and uncountable, plural transmissions)

  1. The act of transmitting, e.g. data or electric power.
  2. The fact of being transmitted.
  3. Something that is transmitted, such as a message, picture or a disease; the sending of such a thing.
  4. (biology) The passage of a nerve impulse across synapses.
  5. (automotive) An assembly of gears through which power is transmitted from the engine to the driveshaft in a motor car / automobile; a gearbox.
  6. (law) The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor(s) any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it.
  7. (medicine, biology) The passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group.

Synonyms

  • outsending
  • (assembly of gears): gearbox

Derived terms

Related terms

  • transmissible
  • transmissive

Translations


Danish

Noun

transmission c (singular definite transmissionen, plural indefinite transmissioner)

  1. transmission

Declension

Further reading

  • “transmission” in Den Danske Ordbog
  • “transmission” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin transmissio, transmissionem, from transmittere.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tʁɑ̃s.mi.sjɔ̃/
  • Rhymes: -ɔ̃
  • Homophone: transmissions

Noun

transmission f (plural transmissions)

  1. transmission

Derived terms

  • courroie de transmission

Related terms

  • transmettre

Further reading

  • “transmission” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Swedish

Noun

transmission c

  1. transmission

Declension


English

Etymology

Blend of transmission +‎ axle

Noun

transaxle (plural transaxles)

  1. (automobiles) A single unit combining transmission gearbox, clutch, final drive, and differential are combined into a single unit connected directly to the driveshaft, used mostly in rear-engine cars.

References

  • Auto dictionary

Anagrams

  • relaxants

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