cogwheel

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noun cog·wheel \ˈkäg-ˌhwēl, -ˌwēl\

Definition of cogwheel

  1. :  a wheel with cogs :  gear 6a(2)

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First Known Use of cogwheel

14th century


COGWHEEL Defined for English Language Learners

cogwheel

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Definition of cogwheel for English Language Learners

  • : a wheel with cogs


COGWHEEL Defined for Kids

cogwheel

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noun cog·wheel \ˈkäg-ˌhwēl, -ˌwēl\

Definition of cogwheel for Students

  1. :  a wheel with cogs on the rim



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