back gear

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noun

(in a lathe) one of several gears for driving the headstock at various speeds.

Nearby words

  1. back focus,
  2. back foot,
  3. back formation,
  4. back forty,
  5. back four,
  6. back green,
  7. back hack,
  8. back in circulation,
  9. back in harness,
  10. back light

Related formsback·geared, adjective

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