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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion.

Usage examples (26)
  • Not to be touched by any, any of the mechanical cogwheel people.
  • Louvered windows, giving onto the rear garden, are operated by an industrial cogwheel.
  • The chain ran up over a huge wooden cogwheel mounted on an iron axle anchored in solid stone.
  • Remove washer on the short end of shaft, also the cogwheel if the shaft has cogs on both ends. for more
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