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Definition 1: a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cogwheel in the sense of this definition

(cogwheel is a kind of ...) 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)

(... is a kind of cogwheel ) gears that mesh at an angle

(... is a kind of cogwheel ) 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

(... is a kind of cogwheel ) the central gear in an epicyclic train

(... is a kind of cogwheel ) gear wheels that mesh in the same plane

(... is a kind of cogwheel ) a wheel gear (the pinion) meshes with a toothed rack; converts rotary to reciprocating motion (and vice versa)

(... is a kind of cogwheel ) an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train

(... is a kind of cogwheel ) a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack

(... is a kind of cogwheel ) gear that engages a rocking lever

(... is a kind of cogwheel ) gear with the thread of a worm

(cogwheel is a part of ...) one of a number of uniform projections on a gear

(cogwheel is a part of ...) tooth on the rim of gear wheel

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