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chain gear

noun
1.
a gear assembly in which motion is transmitted by means of a chain.
Origin of chain gear
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80
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  • Most of the chain gear, fouled in the blocks, ceased to work.

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    Victor Hugo

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