base circle

noun

Definition of base circle

: the circle of an involute gear wheel from which the involute forming the outline of the tooth face is generated

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“Base circle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/base%20circle. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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