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bevel gear

noun, Machinery.
a gear having teeth cut into a conical surface, usually meshing with a similar gear set at right angles.
Compare hypoid gear.
Origin of bevel gear
First recorded in 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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bevel gear

a gear having teeth cut into a conical surface known as the pitch zone. Two such gears mesh together to transmit power between two shafts at an angle to each other
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