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; esp., a train of wheels for transmitting and varying motion in machinery. [1913 Webster]

{Frictional gearing}. See under {Frictional}.

{Gearing chain}, an endless chain transmitting motion from one sprocket wheel to another. See Illust. of {Chain wheel}.

{Spur gearing}, gearing in which the teeth or cogs are ranged round either the concave or the convex surface (properly the latter) of a cylindrical wheel; -- for transmitting motion between parallel shafts, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • chain gear — noun or chain gearing : a gear through which motion is transmitted by a chain that runs in a groove or engages the cogs of a sprocket wheel * * * a gear assembly in which motion is transmitted by means of a chain. [1875 80] * * * chain gear, a… …   Useful english dictionary

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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

  • 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

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