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gear train

[′gir ‚trān]
(mechanical engineering)
A combination of two or more gears used to transmit motion between two rotating shafts or between a shaft and a slide.
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British science historian Derek de Solla Price showed in 1974 that the mechanism's gear trains could replicate the motions of the Sun and Moon through the zodiac.
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Its high operating temperature stability, up to 300oC, allows bearings, gears and sliding components to run really hot, while retaining performance at high temperatures and loads, allowing gear trains, for instance, to 'run dry' without immediate loss of performance.
TRW doesn't want these actuators and associated gear trains making noise.
The tool can also align machines, gear trains, rollers, and transfer lines.
The Model V5-30 utilizes servo-driven technology, which eliminates gear trains and precisely monitors, synchronizes and controls operations.