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Meaning of constant-velocity joint

con'stant-ve•loc'i•ty joint"

Pronunciation: (kon'stunt vu-los'i-tē), [key]
— Auto. Auto.
  1. a universal joint that is used in the drive train of front-wheel-drive cars and operates effectively even when the shafts being connected meet at a sharp angle.
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