friction clutch definition

  • noun:
    • A mechanical clutch that transmits torque through surface rubbing between the faces associated with the clutch.
    • A toothed clutch, one member of which, as opposed to being made fast on its shaft, is held by rubbing and may change, by slipping, under exorbitant strain or in starting.
    • In equipment, a kind of friction-coupling.
    • a clutch which one part converts one other by the rubbing among them

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