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wheel·work

 (wēl′wûrk′, hwēl′-)
n.
An arrangement of gears or wheels in a mechanical device.

wheelwork

(ˈwiːlˌwɜːk)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) an arrangement of wheels in a machine, esp a train of gears

wheel•work

(ˈʰwilˌwɜrk, ˈwil-)

n.
a train of gears, as in a timepiece.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wheelwork - mechanical device including an arrangement of wheel in a machine (especially a train of gears)
gearing, geartrain, power train, gear, train - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Translations

wheelwork

n (Tech) → Räderwerk nt
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