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Meaning of double-clutch

dou•ble-clutch

Pronunciation: (dub'ul kluch'), [key]
— v.i. Auto.
  1. to downshift by shifting gears in an automotive vehicle first into neutral and then into the desired gear, releasing the clutch twice, once for each shift.

dou•ble-clutch

Pronunciation: (dub'ul kluch'), [key]
— v.i.
  1. (of a bird) to produce a second clutch of eggs after the first has been removed, usually for hatching in an incubator.
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