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sprock·et

 (sprŏk′ĭt)
n.
1. Any of various toothlike projections arranged on a wheel rim to engage the links of a chain.
2. A cylinder with a toothed rim that engages in the perforations of photographic or movie film to pull it through a camera or projector.

[Origin unknown.]

sprocket

(ˈsprɒkɪt)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) Also called: sprocket wheel a relatively thin wheel having teeth projecting radially from the rim, esp one that drives or is driven by a chain
2. (Mechanical Engineering) an individual tooth on such a wheel
3. (Mechanical Engineering) a cylindrical wheel with teeth on one or both rims for pulling film through a camera or projector
4. (Building) a small wedge-shaped piece of wood used to extend a roof over the eaves
[C16: of unknown origin]

sprock•et

(ˈsprɒk ɪt)

n.
a. a toothed wheel engaging with a conveyor or power chain.
b. a tooth on such a wheel.
[1530–40; orig. uncertain]

sprocket

In naval mine warfare, an anti-sweep device included in a mine mooring to allow a sweep wire to pass through the mooring without parting the mine from its sinker.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sprocket - roller that has teeth on the rims to pull film or paper throughsprocket - roller that has teeth on the rims to pull film or paper through
camera, photographic camera - equipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
roller - a cylinder that revolves
2.sprocket - thin wheel with teeth that engage with a chainsprocket - thin wheel with teeth that engage with a chain
bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
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)
3.sprocket - tooth on the rim of gear wheelsprocket - 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
Translations

sprocket

[ˈsprɒkɪt]
A. Nrueda f de espigas
B. CPD sprocket feed Navance m por rueda de espigas
sprocket wheel Nrueda f de cadena

sprocket

[ˈsprɒkɪt] n
(also sprocket wheel) → roue f dentée
(= tooth on wheel) → dent f

sprocket

n
(= tooth)Zahn m
(= sprocket wheel)Kettenrad nt; (on bicycle) → Kettenzahnrad nt, → Zahnkranz m; (Film) → Greifer m; (on printer etc) → Stachelrad nt

sprocket

[ˈsprɒkɪt] n (on printer, bicycle) → dente m, rocchetto
References in periodicals archive ?
Having three or four chains is perfect because by the time they're worn out, the drive sprocket will also need replacing because its tooth pitch won't match the tooth pitch of new replacement chains.
5 pitch, triplex 16 teeth drive sprocket and 31 teeth driven sprocket of l&t make clinker grinder of bottom ash.
The Cletrac Model F was one of the first machines to use a top drive sprocket (a feature still in use today), and was one of the first crawler tractors designed for adjustable row crop use.
Then he describes maintenance of the powerhead and guide bar and of the saw chain and drive sprocket, and tuning the carburetor.
You may have to invest about $30 in a chain breaker tool and a large socket to loosen the drive sprocket, but you can do the rest of the job with just hand tools, a breaker bar and regular sockets.
As the bag falls, this powers an input drive sprocket which rotates slowly at 1 rpm.
As with all tracked machinery, look at the condition of the final drive sprocket.
Always write down and store these sizes--your saw's drive sprocket and bar will thank you.
A fixed-gear bike has the drive sprocket (or cog) threaded or bolted directly to the hub of the back wheel, so that the rider cannot stop pedalling.
Use drive sprocket wear gage, NSN 5210-01-225-1132, to check sprocket wear on the D7G and D8 tractors:
Due to the enormous pulling force of the chain, a very large torque develops in the roll shells between the drive sprocket and the location of the lump.
The procedure for changing crawler tracks is user friendly due to the split-type drive sprocket design.