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1cog

noun \ˈkäg\

Definition of COG

1
:  a tooth on the rim of a wheel or gear
2
:  a subordinate but integral person or part
cogged \ˈkägd\ adjective

Origin of COG

Middle English cogge, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish kugge cog
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Mechanical Engineering Terms

centrifuge, differential, flange, lathe, linchpin, pinion, plenum, ratchet, traction

Rhymes with COG

2cog

verb
coggedcog·ging

Definition of COG

intransitive verb
1
obsolete :  to cheat in throwing dice
2
obsolete :  deceive
3
obsolete :  to use venal flattery
transitive verb
1
:  to direct the fall of (dice) fraudulently
2
obsolete :  wheedle

Origin of COG

obsolete cog a trick
First Known Use: 1532

3cog

verb
coggedcog·ging

Definition of COG

transitive verb
:  to connect (as timbers or joists) by means of mortises and tenons

Origin of COG

probably alteration of cock to cog
First Known Use: 1823

Other Building Terms

batten, cistern, hearth, lath, transom, wainscot

4cog

noun

Definition of COG

:  a tenon on a beam or timber

First Known Use of COG

1830

Other Building Terms

batten, cistern, hearth, lath, transom, wainscot

5cog

abbreviation

Definition of COG

cognate

Other Language Terms

cognate, collocation, homonym

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