wheel·​work ˈ(h)wēl-ˌwərk How to pronounce wheelwork (audio)
: wheels in gear and their connections in a machine or mechanism

Word History

First Known Use

1640, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wheelwork was in 1640

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“Wheelwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheelwork. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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