Definitions of flywheel

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

fluid flywheel
a kind of fluid coupling in which the flywheel is the driving rotor
Type of:
governor, regulator
a control that maintains a steady speed in a machine (as by controlling the supply of fuel)

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