Definition of multiple-disc in English:



  • 1Designating a kind of friction clutch consisting of a row of coaxial discs, fixed alternately to the driving and the driven parts, which may be brought in contact to transmit the drive from the one to the other; compare multi-disc .

  • 2Designating a disc brake with several pairs of discs.


Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Daily Chronicle.