Contrate
Contrate Con"trate, a. [See {Contra-}.] Having cogs or teeth projecting parallel to the axis, instead of radiating from it. [R.] [1913 Webster]

{Contrate wheel}. See {Crown wheel}. [1913 Webster]


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  • contrate — /kon trayt/, adj. Horol. (of a gear) having teeth at right angles to the plane of rotation. [1680 90; CONTRA 1 + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • contrate — con·trate …   English syllables

  • contrate — ˈkän.ˌtrāt adjective Etymology: probably from contra + ate : having gear teeth set on the face of the wheel and perpendicular to its plane : relating to such an arrangement used of a wheel in timepieces having verge or platform escapements …   Useful english dictionary

  • Contrate wheel — Contrate Con trate, a. [See {Contra }.] Having cogs or teeth projecting parallel to the axis, instead of radiating from it. [R.] [1913 Webster] {Contrate wheel}. See {Crown wheel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contrate wheel — Crown wheel Crown wheel (hw?l ). [Named from its resemblance to a crown.] (Mach.) A wheel with cogs or teeth set at right angles to its plane; called also a {contrate wheel} or {face wheel}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contrate wheel — [ kɒntreɪt] noun another term for crown wheel. Origin C17: contrate (a rare adjective meaning opposed, contrary ) from med. L. contrata lying opposite …   English new terms dictionary

  • contrate-wheel — conˈtrate wheel noun A crown wheel (qv) • • • Main Entry: ↑contrate …   Useful english dictionary

  • contrate-wheel — n. Crown wheel …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • contrate wheel — n. = crown wheel. Etymology: med.L & Rmc contrata: see COUNTRY …   Useful english dictionary

  • contratar — Se conjuga como: amar Infinitivo: Gerundio: Participio: contratar contratando contratado     Indicativo   presente imperfecto pretérito futuro condicional yo tú él, ella, Ud. nosotros vosotros ellos, ellas, Uds. contrato contratas contrata… …   Wordreference Spanish Conjugations Dictionary

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