adjective con·trate \ˈkän‧ˌtrāt\

Definition of contrate

  1. :  having gear teeth set on the face of the wheel and perpendicular to its plane :  relating to such an arrangement —used of a wheel in timepieces having verge or platform escapements

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Origin and Etymology of contrate

probably from contra- + -ate

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a trip made at another's expense

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