Rack-and-pinion meaning

rakənpinyən
A device for the conversion of rotary and linear motion, consisting of a pinion and a mated rack.
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Designating or of an automotive steering system having a rack and a pinion.
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A pair of gears, consisting of a circular pinion that engages with the teeth of a flat bar, that converts rotational into linear motion; used in the steering mechanism of cars, and in some railways.
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