Belt drive



noun
(engineering) a transmission system using a flexible belt to transfer power
Historical Examples

The Manufacture of Paper Robert Walter Sindall
Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology John T. Schlebecker
The Wonder Book of Knowledge Various

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