Freewheel

In mechanical or automotive engineering, a freewheel or overrunning clutch is a device in a transmission that disengages the driveshaft from the driven shaft when the driven shaft rotates faster than the driveshaft. An overdrive is sometimes mistakenly called a freewheel, but is otherwise unrelated. The condition of a driven shaft spinning faster ...
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Freewheel

• (v. i.) Of a person, to ride a cycle of this manner. To ride a freewheel cycle. • (v. i.) To operate like a freewheel, so that one part moves freely over another which normally moves with it; -- said of a clutch. • (n.) A clutch fitted in the rear hub of a cycle, which engages the rear sprocket with the rear wheel when the pedals a...
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freewheel

noun a clutch (as on the rear wheel of a bicycle) that allows wheels to turn freely (as in coasting)
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Freewheel

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Freewheel

Free'wheel` noun (Machinery) A clutch fitted in the rear hub of a cycle, which engages the rear sprocket with the rear wheel when the pedals are rotated forwards, but permits the rear wheel to run on free from the rear sprocket when the pedals are stopped or rotated backwards. Freewheelcycles are us...
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Freewheel

a ratcheting assembly that incorporates one or more cogs and allows the bicycle to coast without the pedals turning.
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Freewheel

To coast without pedaling while disengaging the ratchet mechanism of the rear hub. Also a self contained set of cogs
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freewheel

to glide or coast on
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freewheel

[v] - live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely 2. [v] - coast in a vehicle using the freewheel
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