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An endless chain with links that engage with toothed wheels in order to transmit power from one shaft to another in an engine or machine tool.
- ‘I got my smock tangled up in the drive chain of our hanging belt one time.’
- ‘There's an engine, drive chain and brakes - and a controller called the driver.’
- ‘One of the drive chains jumped the sprocket and the team could not fix it.’
- ‘Despite having to adapt to an unfamiliar bike, Palmer finished a creditable ninth in the first race, but a snapped drive chain led to his retirement in the second race when in seventh place.’
- ‘A hybrid car uses a gasoline engine in conjunction with an electric motor for its drive chain.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.