anti-sway bar

a connection between the left and right suspension systems of a road vehicle designed to stabilise it, and reduce roll or sway on corners

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  • anti-sway bar — [an΄tē swā′] n. ANTIROLL BAR * * * …   Universalium

  • anti-sway bar — [an΄tē swā′] n. ANTIROLL BAR …   English World dictionary

  • anti-sway bar — /ænti ˈsweɪ ba/ (say antee sway bah) noun → anti roll bar …   Australian English dictionary

  • anti-sway bar — See anti roll bar …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • anti-sway bar — noun a rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks; serves to stabilize the chassis • Syn: ↑stabilizer bar • Hypernyms: ↑bar, ↑stabilizer, ↑stabiliser • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-roll bar — Sometimes called the anti sway bar, stabilizer bar, or even (incorrectly) roll bar. It is usually a round bar which connects the left wheel suspension assembly with the right side. It may be found at the front and/or rear. Its main function is to …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • anti-roll bar — noun a) A bar that is stressed to reduce roll (leaning to one side) in a car body during cornering. b) An anti sway bar …   Wiktionary

  • anti-roll bar — /ænti ˈroʊl ba/ (say antee rohl bah) noun a torsion bar added to suspension systems in motor vehicles, to prevent roll when cornering. Also, anti sway bar …   Australian English dictionary

  • anti-roll bar — ˌ noun Etymology: anti (I) + roll (I) : sway bar * * * anti roll bar /an ti rōlˈ bär/ noun A crosswise bar in the suspension of a motor vehicle that increases stability when cornering, etc ORIGIN: ↑anti (1) * * * ˌanti ˈroll bar …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-roll bar — noun Date: 1951 sway bar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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