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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
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Available in a sleek white design, its free-to-download HP Sprocket App for iOS and Android allows users easily print their favourite images with a simple two-tap process, just select an image and press print.
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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.
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Strategic placement of the wear indicator pins on one or more sprocket teeth makes it easier than ever to visually identify that a sprocket is still within allowable wear tolerance, or that it needs to be replaced.