sliding-gear transmission

sliding-gear transmission

[′slīd·iŋ ¦gir tranz′mish·ən]
(mechanical engineering)
A transmission system utilizing a pair of sliding gears.
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Two were sold but both were returned, possibly because of the impact of dust on the sliding-gear transmission.
The sliding-gear transmission moved the machine along at 1-1/2 to 4 mph.
The Wolverine had a sliding-gear transmission with forward speeds of 1-1/2 and 3 mph, and 2 mph in reverse.