Frictional gearing
Frictional Fric"tion*al, a. Relating to friction; moved by friction; produced by friction; as, frictional electricity. [1913 Webster]

{Frictional gearing}, wheels which transmit motion by surface friction instead of teeth. The faces are sometimes made more or less V-shaped to increase or decrease friction, as required. [1913 Webster]


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  • Frictional gearing — Gearing Gear ing, n. 1. Harness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) The parts by which motion imparted to one portion of an engine or machine is transmitted to another, considered collectively; as, the valve gearing of a locomotive engine; belt gearing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frictional gearing — noun : friction gearing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gearing — Gear ing, n. 1. Harness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) The parts by which motion imparted to one portion of an engine or machine is transmitted to another, considered collectively; as, the valve gearing of a locomotive engine; belt gearing; esp., a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gearing chain — Gearing Gear ing, n. 1. Harness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) The parts by which motion imparted to one portion of an engine or machine is transmitted to another, considered collectively; as, the valve gearing of a locomotive engine; belt gearing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frictional — Fric tion*al, a. Relating to friction; moved by friction; produced by friction; as, frictional electricity. [1913 Webster] {Frictional gearing}, wheels which transmit motion by surface friction instead of teeth. The faces are sometimes made more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frictional — adjective pertaining to or worked or produced by friction frictional electricity frictional heat frictional gearing • Pertains to noun: ↑friction • Derivationally related forms: ↑friction …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spur gearing — Gearing Gear ing, n. 1. Harness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) The parts by which motion imparted to one portion of an engine or machine is transmitted to another, considered collectively; as, the valve gearing of a locomotive engine; belt gearing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • friction gearing — noun also friction gear : a gearing for transmitting motion by surface friction instead of by teeth * * * wheels or disks transmitting power by means of frictional contact. [1885 90] * * * friction gear or friction gearing, a set of gears without …   Useful english dictionary

  • friction gearing — wheels or disks transmitting power by means of frictional contact. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Angle of friction — Friction Fric tion, n. [L. frictio, fr. fricare, frictum,to rub: cf. F. friction. See {Fray} to rub, arid cf. {Dentifrice}.] 1. The act of rubbing the surface of one body against that of another; attrition; in hygiene, the act of rubbing the body …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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