cogwheel


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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.
Visitors arrive in Wengen on a cogwheel train and find a traffic-free Swiss ski village perched on a snowy cliff that overlooks the Lauterbrunnen Valley.
Tenders are invited for Choice of supplier for the supply of wedge and cogwheel belts to file machines, binders, packing machines.
The old steam engines, with their boilers on an angle to cope with the slope, look cranky on the flat, but once the track branches upwards they come into their own, and you can feel their heartbeat - the pulse of the pistons - as the cogwheel engages and you surge up through forests and wildflowers.
On examination, patient was conscious, disturbed, afebrile, pulse rate-73, BP- 110/80, capillary blood glucose-80 mg/dL, SPO2- 97%, episcleritis seen, opsoclonus present, generalised lymphadenopathy (cervical/inguinal/axillary)-tender and matted, eschar in right inguinal region seen, central nervous system--emotional liability present, left upper motor neuron type of facial nerve palsy, exaggerated deep tendon reflexes, exaggerated abdominal reflex, right plantar extensor, cogwheel rigidity and stance and gait ataxia were present.
The They Shall Not Pass DLC for "Battlefield 1" also includes three new melee weapons: the Nail Knife, Trench Fleur and the Cogwheel Club.
double dagger]) EPS includes bradykinesia, cogwheel rigidity, drooling, dystonia, extrapyramidal disorder, glabellar reflex abnormal, hypokinesia, muscle rigidity, oculogyric crisis, oromandibular dystonia, parkinsonism, psychomotor retardation, tongue spasm, torticollis, tremor, and trismus.
Travel in a modern cogwheel train up to Kleine Scheidegg, between the Eiger and Lauberhorn peaks.
The cogwheel train is a favourite with the locals, climbing more than 5,000 feet to the summit and offering views of the snow-capped mountains and the turquoise-coloured Lake Brienz.
WE climb aboard the spick and span carriage of the little cogwheel Jungfrau train for a trip to the top of Europe - and discover the ghosts of the men who blasted their way through the mighty Eiger, Switzerland's legendary mountain.
Equally impressive is the cogwheel railway that serves it via a 4.