cogwheel definition

  • noun:
    • A toothed wheel.
    • One of a couple of cogged wheels within a mechanism.
    • A gear wheel
    • One thing behaving in similar, jerky, way as a cogwheel, e.g. cogwheel respiration as a side aftereffect of hyperbaric medication
    • A wheel with cogs or teeth; a gear wheel. See Illust. of gearing.
    • A wheel having teeth or cogs, utilized in transmitting motion by engaging the cogs of another comparable wheel or of a rack; a geared wheel, or a gear.
    • a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or way of transmitted movement
    • A toothed wheel.
    • certainly one of a couple of cogged rims within a mechanism.
    • A gear wheel
    • One thing behaving in similar, jerky, fashion as a cogwheel, e.g. cogwheel respiration as a side effectation of hyperbaric medicine
    • A wheel with cogs or teeth; a gear wheel. See Illust. of gearing.
    • A wheel having teeth or cogs, used in sending motion by engaging the cogs of another similar wheel or of a rack; a geared wheel, or a gear.
    • a toothed wheel that engages another toothed system being change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

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