Definition of Flywheel in English :

Define Flywheel in English

Flywheel meaning in English

Meaning of Flywheel in English

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Flywheel pronunciation in English

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Flywheel

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Noun

1. flywheel

regulator consisting of a heavy wheel that stores kinetic energy and smooths the operation of a reciprocating engine

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Flywheel

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noun
a heavy wheel that stores kinetic energy and smooths the operation of a reciprocating engine by maintaining a constant speed of rotation over the whole cycle

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Flywheel

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noun
a heavy wheel for regulating the speed and uniformity of motion of the machine to which it is attached

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Flywheel

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n.
1. A heavy-rimmed rotating wheel used to minimize variations in angular velocity and revolutions per minute, as in a machine subject to fluctuation in drive and load.
2. An analogous device, especially one used to regulate the speed of clockwork.

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