gearwheel
noun Date: circa 1874 gear 6a(2)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gearwheel — ► NOUN 1) a toothed wheel in a set of gears. 2) (on a bicycle) a cogwheel driven directly by the chain …   English terms dictionary

  • gearwheel — [gir′hwēl΄, gir′wēl΄] n. a toothed wheel in a system of gears …   English World dictionary

  • gearwheel — /gear hweel , weel /, n. a wheel having teeth or cogs that engage with those of another wheel or part; cogwheel. Also, gear wheel. [1870 75; GEAR + WHEEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • gearwheel — noun Alternative spelling of gear wheel …   Wiktionary

  • gearwheel — n. wheel with teeth that connect with another toothed wheel, gear, cogwheel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gearwheel — noun a toothed wheel in a set of gears. ↘(on a bicycle) a cogwheel driven directly by the chain …   English new terms dictionary

  • gearwheel — gear•wheel [[t]ˈgɪərˌ(h)wil, ˌwil[/t]] n. mac gear 1) …   From formal English to slang

  • gearwheel — /ˈgɪəwil/ (say gearweel) noun a wheel having teeth or cogs which engage with those of another wheel or part; cogwheel …   Australian English dictionary

  • gearwheel — A gear …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • gearwheel — n. 1 a toothed wheel in a set of gears. 2 (in a bicycle) the cog wheel driven directly by the chain …   Useful english dictionary

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