Webster 1913 Edition
Having great force of impulse;
drivingwind or storm
Communicating force; impelling;
the axle of a driving wheel, as in a locomotive.–
the journal box of a driving axle. See Illust. of–
a syncopated note; a tone begun on a weak part of a measure and held through the next accented part, thus anticipating the accent and driving it through.–
a spring fixed upon the box of the driving axle of a locomotive engine to support the weight and deaden shocks.
a wheel that communicates motion; one of the large wheels of a locomotive to which the connecting rods of the engine are attached; – called also, simply, driver. See Illust. of
The act of forcing or urging something along; the act of pressing or moving on furiously.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of impelling.