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a driving mechanism transmitting power by means of an endless chain.
(engineering) a chain of links passing over sprockets that transmits rotation from one shaft to another

a mechanical device which transmits power from an engine by means of a moving chain, esp. for a vehicle’s wheels or boat’s propeller; also called chain transmission


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