clutch slip

Clutch slip occurs when the clutch tries to engage (when the pedal or lever is released), but the discs do not mate securely.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • slip — Ⅰ. slip [1] ► VERB (slipped, slipping) 1) lose one s balance or footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance. 2) accidentally slide or move out of position or from someone s grasp. 3) fail to grip or make proper contact with a surface.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Clutch — For other uses, see Clutch (disambiguation). Rear side of a Ford V6 engine, looking at the clutch housing on the flywheel …   Wikipedia

  • slip — I. /slɪp / (say slip) verb (slipped or, Archaic, slipt, slipped, slipping) –verb (i) 1. to pass or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly and involuntarily, as on a smooth surface; to lose one… …   Australian English dictionary

  • clutch — clutch1 clutchingly, adv. clutchy, adj. /kluch/, v.t. 1. to seize with or as with the hands or claws; snatch: The bird swooped down and clutched its prey with its claws. 2. to grip or hold tightly or firmly: She clutched the child s hand as they… …   Universalium

  • slip friction clutch — noun a friction clutch that will slip when the torque is too great • Syn: ↑slip clutch • Hypernyms: ↑friction clutch * * * noun see slip friction …   Useful english dictionary

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