wave wheel

noun

Definition of wave wheel

1 : a rope pulley with a groove of wavy outline to increase the grip on the rope
2 : a wheel with wavy outline used as a cam to give a reciprocating movement

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“Wave wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wave%20wheel. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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