Driving

Definition of Driving

Driv´ing
a.1.Having great force of impulse; as, a driving wind or storm.
2.Communicating force; impelling; as, a driving shaft.
Driving axle
the axle of a driving wheel, as in a locomotive.
Driving box
(Locomotive) the journal box of a driving axle. See Illust. of Locomotive.
Driving note
(Mus.) a syncopated note; a tone begun on a weak part of a measure and held through the next accented part, thus anticipating the accent and driving it through.
Driving spring
a spring fixed upon the box of the driving axle of a locomotive engine to support the weight and deaden shocks.
Driving wheel
(Mach.) a wheel that communicates motion; one of the large wheels of a locomotive to which the connecting rods of the engine are attached; - called also, simply, driver. See Illust. of Locomotive.
- Weale.
n.1.The act of forcing or urging something along; the act of pressing or moving on furiously.
2.Tendency; drift.

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