driveline

1. driveline Noun. (automotive) The drivetrain minus the engine and transmission
drivetrain
1. Noun. The mechanical parts of the powertrain, the gears and shafts, that connect the engine to the wheels in a vehicle
engine
1. Noun. (obsolete) ingenuity|Ingenuity; cunning, trickery, guile. (defdate|13th-17th c.)
2. Noun. (obsolete) The result of cunning; something ingenious, a contrivance; (in negative senses) a plot, a scheme. (defdate|13th-18th c.)
3. Noun. (obsolete) Natural talent; genius. (defdate|14th-17th c.)
4. Noun. Anything used to effect a purpose; any device or contrivance; an agent.
5. Noun. A large construction used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult etc. (defdate|from 14th c.)
6. Noun. (now|_|archaic) A tool; a utensil or implement. (defdate|from 14th c.)
7. Noun. A complex mechanical device which converts energy into useful motion or physical effects. (defdate|from 16th c.)
8. Noun. A person or group of people which influence a larger group; a driving force. (defdate|from 16th c.)
9. Noun. The part of a car or other vehicle which provides the force for motion, now especially one powered by internal combustion. (defdate|from 19th c.)
10. Noun. A self-powered vehicle, especially a locomotive, used for pulling cars along a track. (defdate|from 19th c.)
11. Noun. (computing) A software or hardware system responsible for a specific technical task (usually with qualifying word). (defdate|from 20th c.)
12. Verb. (obsolete) To assault with an engine.
13. Verb. (dated) To equip with an engine; said especially of steam vessels.
14. Verb. (obsolete) To rack; to torture.
transmission
1. Noun. The act of transmitting, e.g. data or electric power.
2. Noun. The fact of being transmitted.
3. Noun. Something that is transmitted, such as a message, picture or a disease; the sending of such a thing.
4. Noun. (biology) The passage of a nerve impulse across synapses.
5. Noun. (automotive) An assembly of gears through which power is transmitted from the engine to the driveshaft in a motor car / automobile; a gearbox.
6. Noun. (legal) The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor(s) any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it.