hunting tooth

noun

Definition of hunting tooth

: a tooth in the larger of two geared wheels which makes its number of teeth prime to the number in the smaller wheel with the object of equalizing wear

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“Hunting tooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hunting%20tooth. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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