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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A disc shaped object having teeth or cogs that engage with those of another disk shaped object or part

Usage examples (7)
  • Crick, and his colleague Leslie Orgel, who originally suggested the idea with him, supposed that the bacteria had originally evolved by natural processes on the home planet,...
  • 'Somebody email Mike and tell him we've found a gearwheel with his initials on!
  • After the small globe disappears, the whole thing stops and the spinning gearwheel does not appear.
  • If I select HP IP, the gearwheel spins briefly 'looking for drivers' then the screen is empty again. for more
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