sector gear

noun

1
or sector wheel : a toothed device resembling a portion of a gear wheel containing the center bearing and a part of the rim with its teeth
2
: a gear having a sector gear as its chief essential feature

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“Sector gear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sector%20gear. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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