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Meaning of COGWHEEL

Pronunciation:  'kâg`weel

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

COGWHEEL is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: gear, gear wheel
 See Also: bevel gear, cog, epicyclic gear, escape wheel, pinion, pinion and crown wheel, pinion and ring gear, planet gear, planet wheel, planetary gear, rack and pinion, sprocket, spur gear, spur wheel, sun gear, tooth, wheel, worm gear, worm wheel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cog"wheel`\, n.
A wheel with cogs or teeth; a gear wheel. See Illust. of

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: automatic transmission, differential, differential gear, freewheel, gear, gear train, gearbox, gearing, gearshift, gearwheel, high, Hydromatic, intermediate, low, neutral, overdrive, rack, reverse, standard transmission, stick shift, synchromesh, transmission