"trailing spring" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Forms: trailing springs [plural]
  1. A spring fixed in the axle box of the trailing wheels of a locomotive engine, and so placed as to assist in deadening any shock which may occur. Wikipedia link: John Weale

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