bevel gear

noun

Definition of bevel gear

: either of a pair of toothed wheels whose working surfaces are inclined to nonparallel axes

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bevel gears

First Known Use of bevel gear

circa 1790, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bevel gear was circa 1790

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“Bevel gear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bevel%20gear. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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