angle of recess

Definition of angle of recess

: the angle turned through by either of a pair of wheels in gear from the coincidence of the pitch points of a pair of teeth until the last point of contact of the teeth

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First Known Use of angle of recess

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Angle of recess.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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