toothed wheel

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Noun1.Toothed wheel - a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforationstoothed wheel - a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
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)
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[6] Several times when a pair, probably male and female, were chasing each other in an irregular course, they passed within a few yards of me; and I distinctly heard a clicking noise, similar to that produced by a toothed wheel passing under a spring catch.
To adjust elevation, a toothed wheel is rotated clockwise to lower the sights and counterclockwise to raise the sights.
In case of sudden outward pull (which happens in case of sudden braking or collision), the belt gets locked holding the passenger back tightly, through a toothed wheel mechanism that only locks in place when the belt gets pulled quickly, by slipping out of place to lock in when it moves fast.
<b>2</b> <b><i>July 1920</i></b> We walk at dawn in the forbidden zone --rose that calls red of sentence-- tongue that presses the unsaid borders searching for the sense of the letter forcing the opacity of the root down to the photogram of a voice that does not yet know the toothed wheel the black of tank treads on pavement.
In 1912, Polish physicist Marian Smoluchowski proposed a thought experiment in which tiny moving particles spin a windmill-type paddle, which then spins a toothed wheel. A pawl prevents the wheel from slipping backward, forcing the wheel to move in one direction only.
For one toothed wheel immersed in oil to the depth H the dimensionless coefficient of oil splashing losses so is calculated with the help of the following empirical relationships (it must be noted that these relationships are true for a given unit system):
Instead of using a toothed wheel, Foucault used two mirrors, one of which was rotating rapidly.
The wheel drives a sprocket and flat chain that turns the toothed wheel inside the wood box: The metal wheel inside the box is about 9 inches in diameter and has nine triangular teeth.
Regarding vehicles with caterpillar tracks, the engine driven, toothed wheel transmitting motion to the caterpillar tracks is known as the drive chain sprocket.