flexible coupling


Cars & Driving

  • noun a simple shaft coupling used where only small angles of misalignment between the two shafts occur, as in a steering column, the drive being transmitted either by tension-stressed fabric discs or pressurized rubber blocks


  • A mechanical connection between rotating parts that adapts to misalignment, such as a universal joint.


  • A coupling which allows a given amount of movement and/or up to a specified amount of misalignment, while still functioning properly.
  • A flexible coupling (1) linking waveguides.