Stepped gear
Stepped Stepped, a. Provided with a step or steps; having a series of offsets or parts resembling the steps of stairs; as, a stepped key. [1913 Webster]

{Stepped gear}, a cogwheel of which the teeth cross the face in a series of steps. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Stepped — Stepped, a. Provided with a step or steps; having a series of offsets or parts resembling the steps of stairs; as, a stepped key. [1913 Webster] {Stepped gear}, a cogwheel of which the teeth cross the face in a series of steps. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stepped rack — noun : a rack made to mesh with a stepped gear …   Useful english dictionary

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