ein rotierendes schweres Rad zum Speichern mechan. Energie u. zum Ausgleich ungleichmäßiger Antriebe.
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A heavy wheel that stores kinetic energy and smoothes the operation of a reciprocating engine.
Heavy wheel in an engine that helps keep it running and smooths its motion. The crankshaft in a gasoline engine has a flywheel at one end, which keeps the crankshaft turning in between the intermittent power strokes of the pistons. It also comes into contact with the clutch, serving as the connection between the engine and the car's transmission system. SYN. fly-wheel, fly wheel