Definition of cogwheel
: a wheel with cogs : gear 6a(2)
Recent Examples of cogwheel from the Web
Most travelers hop to the summit of Mount Pilatus (pilatus.ch) on the cogwheel train (May to November) or cable car, and come back down.
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First Known Use of cogwheel
COGWHEEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cogwheel for English Language Learners
: a wheel with cogs
COGWHEEL Defined for Kids
Definition of cogwheel for Students
: a wheel with cogs on the rim
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