Sprocket wheel
Sprocket wheel Sprock"et wheel` (spr[o^]k"[e^]t hw[=e]l`). [Etymology of sprocket is uncertain.] (Mach.) Same as {Chain wheel}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sprocket wheel — noun thin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain • Syn: ↑sprocket • Hypernyms: ↑wheel • Part Holonyms: ↑bicycle, ↑bike, ↑wheel, ↑cycle …   Useful english dictionary

  • sprocket wheel — See sprocket …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • sprocket wheel — cogwheel, several teeth on a wheel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sprocket wheel — /ˈsprɒkət wil/ (say sprokuht weel) noun a wheel having sprockets …   Australian English dictionary

  • sprocket — ► NOUN 1) each of several projections on the rim of a wheel that engage with the links of a chain or with holes in film, tape, or paper. 2) (also sprocket wheel) a wheel with projections of this kind. ORIGIN originally denoting a triangular piece …   English terms dictionary

  • sprocket — [spräk′it] n. [Early ModE < ?] 1. any of a number of teeth or points, as on the rim of a wheel, arranged to fit into the links of a chain 2. a wheel fitted with sprockets on its outer rim, used in a chain drive: in full sprocket wheel …   English World dictionary

  • Sprocket — Sprock et (spr[o^]k [e^]t), n. [Etymology uncertain.] (Mach.) (a) A tooth or projection, as on the periphery of a wheel, shaped so as to engage with a chain. (b) A sprocket wheel. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sprocket — 16 tooth sprocket. Do = Sprocket diameter. Dp = Pitch diameter A sprocket and roller chain This article is about a gear o …   Wikipedia

  • sprocket — sprock|et [ˈsprɔkıt US ˈspra: ] n 1.) also sprocket wheel a wheel with ↑teeth (=parts along the edge) that fit into and turn a bicycle chain, a photographic film with holes etc 2.) one of the teeth on a sprocket wheel …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wheel — A circular device, thin in relation to its face area, usually able to rotate about a central axle or pivot, with a durable but elastic rim or with regular teeth cut on the rim and for lightness often supported by spokes joined to the hub instead… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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