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cog 1

 (kŏg, kôg)
n.
1. One of a series of teeth, as on the rim of a wheel or gear, whose engagement transmits successive motive force to a corresponding wheel or gear.
2. A cogwheel.
3. A subordinate member of an organization who performs necessary but usually minor or routine functions.

[Middle English cogge, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish kugg, kugge.]

cogged adj.

cog 2

 (kŏg, kôg)
v. cogged, cog·ging, cogs
v.tr.
To load or manipulate (dice) fraudulently.
v.intr.
To cheat, especially at dice.
n.
An instance of cheating; a swindle.

[Origin unknown.]

cog 3

 (kŏg, kôg)
n.
A tenon projecting from a wooden beam designed to fit into an opening in another beam to form a joint.
tr.v. cogged, cog·ging, cogs
To join with tenons.

[Alteration (influenced by cog) of cock, to join with tenons.]

cog

(kɒɡ)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) any of the teeth or projections on the rim of a gearwheel or sprocket
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a gearwheel, esp a small one
3. a person or thing playing a small part in a large organization or process
vb, cogs, cogging or cogged
(Metallurgy) (tr) metallurgy to roll (cast-steel ingots) to convert them into blooms
[C13: of Scandinavian origin; compare Danish kogge, Swedish kugge, Norwegian kug]

cog

(kɒɡ)
vb, cogs, cogging or cogged
slang to cheat (in a game, esp dice), as by loading a dice
[C16: originally a dice-playing term, of unknown origin]

cog

(kɒɡ)
n
(Building) a tenon that projects from the end of a timber beam for fitting into a mortise
vb, cogs, cogging or cogged
(Building) (tr) to join (pieces of wood) with cogs
[C19: of uncertain origin]

cog1

(kɒg, kɔg)

n.
1. a gear tooth, esp. one of hardwood or metal, fitted into a slot in a gearwheel of less durable material.
2. a cogwheel.
3. a person who plays a minor part in an organization, activity, etc.
[1200–50; Middle English cogge, probably < Scandinavian; compare Swedish, Norwegian kugg cog]

cog2

(kɒg, kɔg)

v. cogged, cog•ging. v.t.
1. to manipulate or load (dice) unfairly.
v.i.
2. to cheat, esp. at dice.
[1525–35; orig. uncertain]

cog3

(kɒg, kɔg)

n., v. cogged, cog•ging. n.
1. the tongue in one timber, fitting into a corresponding slot in another to form a joint.
v.t., v.i.
2. to join with a cog.
[1855–60; probably cog1]

cog.

cognate.

cog


Past participle: cogged
Gerund: cogging

Imperative
cog
cog
Present
I cog
you cog
he/she/it cogs
we cog
you cog
they cog
Preterite
I cogged
you cogged
he/she/it cogged
we cogged
you cogged
they cogged
Present Continuous
I am cogging
you are cogging
he/she/it is cogging
we are cogging
you are cogging
they are cogging
Present Perfect
I have cogged
you have cogged
he/she/it has cogged
we have cogged
you have cogged
they have cogged
Past Continuous
I was cogging
you were cogging
he/she/it was cogging
we were cogging
you were cogging
they were cogging
Past Perfect
I had cogged
you had cogged
he/she/it had cogged
we had cogged
you had cogged
they had cogged
Future
I will cog
you will cog
he/she/it will cog
we will cog
you will cog
they will cog
Future Perfect
I will have cogged
you will have cogged
he/she/it will have cogged
we will have cogged
you will have cogged
they will have cogged
Future Continuous
I will be cogging
you will be cogging
he/she/it will be cogging
we will be cogging
you will be cogging
they will be cogging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cogging
you have been cogging
he/she/it has been cogging
we have been cogging
you have been cogging
they have been cogging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cogging
you will have been cogging
he/she/it will have been cogging
we will have been cogging
you will have been cogging
they will have been cogging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cogging
you had been cogging
he/she/it had been cogging
we had been cogging
you had been cogging
they had been cogging
Conditional
I would cog
you would cog
he/she/it would cog
we would cog
you would cog
they would cog
Past Conditional
I would have cogged
you would have cogged
he/she/it would have cogged
we would have cogged
you would have cogged
they would have cogged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cog - a subordinate who performs an important but routine function; "he was a small cog in a large machine"
subordinate, subsidiary, underling, foot soldier - an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
2.cog - tooth on the rim of gear wheelcog - tooth on the rim of gear wheel  
cogwheel, gear, gear wheel, geared wheel - a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
tooth - something resembling the tooth of an animal
Verb1.cog - roll steel ingots
roll out, roll - flatten or spread with a roller; "roll out the paper"
2.cog - join pieces of wood with cogs
bring together, join - cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
Translations
أسْنان
zub
tand
tönn, kíll
krumplys
zobs
çark dişidiş

cog

[kɒg] Ndiente m (de rueda dentada)
just a cog in the wheeluna pieza del mecanismo, nada más

cog

[ˈkɒg] ndent f (d'engrenage)
to be a cog in a machine, to be a cog in a wheel [person] → être un rouage de la machine

cog

n (Tech) → Zahn m; (= cogwheel)Zahnrad nt; he’s only a cog in the machine (fig)er ist nur ein Rädchen im Getriebe; each employee is a vital cog in the companyjeder einzelne Angestellte ist ein wichtiger Teil in der Firma

cog

:
cog railway
n (US) → Zahnradbahn f
cogwheel
nZahnrad nt

cog

[kɒg] ndente m
a cog in the wheel (fig) → una rotella in un grande ingranaggio

cog

(kog) noun
one of a series of teeth around the edge of a wheel which fits into one of a similar series in a similar wheel (or into a chain as in a bicycle) causing motion. The cogs in the gear-wheels of a car get worn down.