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cog·wheel

 (kŏg′wēl′, -hwēl′, kôg′-)
n.
1. A toothed wheel.
2. One of a set of cogged wheels within a mechanism.

cogwheel

(ˈkɒɡˌwiːl)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) another name for gearwheel

cog•wheel

(ˈkɒgˌʰwil, -ˌwil)

n.
a gearwheel, esp. one having teeth of hardwood or metal inserted into slots.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cogwheel - a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motioncogwheel - a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
cog, sprocket - tooth on the rim of gear wheel
escape wheel - gear that engages a rocking lever
pinion - a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack
epicyclic gear, planet gear, planet wheel, planetary gear - an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train
rack and pinion - a wheel gear (the pinion) meshes with a toothed rack; converts rotary to reciprocating motion (and vice versa)
spur gear, spur wheel - gear wheels that mesh in the same plane
sun gear - the central gear in an epicyclic train
tooth - one of a number of uniform projections on a gear
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
worm gear - gear consisting of a shaft with screw thread (the worm) that meshes with a toothed wheel (the worm wheel); changes the direction of the axis of rotary motion
worm wheel - gear with the thread of a worm
Translations

cogwheel

[ˈkɒgwiːl] Nrueda f dentada

cogwheel

[ˈkɒghwiːl] nroue f dentée

cogwheel

[ˈkɒgˌwiːl] nruota dentata
References in classic literature ?
One wheel slowly moved, another was set in motion, and a third, and wheels began to revolve faster and faster, levers and cogwheels to work, chimes to play, figures to pop out, and the hands to advance with regular motion as a result of all that activity.
The steepest cogwheel train chugs to the top of Mt Pilatus, while Europe's oldest mountain railway winds up Mt Rigi.
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Commonly Observed Adverse Reactions: The most commonly observed adverse reactions in clinical trials occurring at an incidence of >5% and at least 2 times placebo in the treatment of schizophrenia were: Adults - extrapyramidal symptoms, tachycardia, and akathisia; Adolescents (12-17 years of age) were: somnolence, akathisia, tremor, dystonia, cogwheel rigidity, anxiety, weight increased, and tachycardia.
A ride up the Shafberg Mountain on the cogwheel railway is deservedly popular but save it for a non-walking day.
6) Sports lovers will enjoy going to the Pilatus where the panorama gondolas and the world's steepest cogwheel railway are found.
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With much to do and see around the lake, and armed with my Swiss Pass - a must-have which covers all train, bus and boat trips - I jumped aboard a steamer to take me across the lake to the village of Vitznau, the starting point for the journey up to Mount Rigi on a jolly cogwheel train.
cogwheel rigidity, drooling, dystonia, extrapyramidal disorder, hypokinesia, muscle rigidity, oculogyric crisis, oromandibular dystonia, parkinsonism, psychomotor retardation, tongue spasm, torticollis, tremor and trismus **Somnolence includes adverse event terms: hypersomnia, hypersomnolence, sedation, and somnolence
We located the milk canisters on the open flatbed attached to the front of the Mt Rigi cogwheel train.
Cogwheel or leadpipe Resistance to passive flexion or rigidity (early extension.