quill gear

noun

Definition of quill gear

: an arrangement consisting of a gear wheel made integral with a hollow spindle or shaft especially : a hollow shaft with a gear wheel on each end used in the back gear of a lathe or other machine tool

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“Quill gear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quill%20gear. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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