idler wheel

noun

Definition of idler wheel

1 : a wheel, gear, or roller used to transfer motion or to guide or support something

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First Known Use of idler wheel

1929, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Idler wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/idler%20wheel. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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