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spur gearing

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noun
  1. a system of spur gears.
  2. any system of gears with parallel axes of rotation.
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Origin of spur gearing

First recorded in 1835–45
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Historical Examples

  • The motion of the crank-shafts was communicated to the separate axles of the driving-wheels by spur-gearing with two speeds.

    Automobile Biographies

    Lyman Horace Weeks

  • Spur-gearing transmitted the driving power from the crank shaft to the axle.

    Automobile Biographies

    Lyman Horace Weeks