drive pattern

drive pattern

[′drīv ‚pad·ərn]
(communications)
In a facsimile system, undesired pattern of density variations caused by periodic errors in the position of the recording spot.
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Basic Sorentos are set up for part-time four wheel drive with the drive pattern altered by a twist switch which is not very conveniently placed below and to the side of the steering wheel.
The top range models, which will also feature satellite navigation and DVD systems as standard, have an active torque transfer system which alters the drive pattern automatically.