fluid flywheel

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a kind of fluid coupling in which the flywheel is the driving rotor

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We are accustomed to believing that all Daimlers were fitted with a fluid flywheel and pre-selector gears, but this elegant Edwardian veteran pre-dates those developments by some 20 years.
Dr Lanchester resigned in 1909 to work as a consultant while his brother, George, went on develop engineering innovations - among them the fluid flywheel, an early form of automatic gearbox - for Lanchester and Daimler.