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bevel gear

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noun Machinery.
a gear having teeth cut into a conical surface, usually meshing with a similar gear set at right angles.
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Origin of bevel gear

First recorded in 1825–35
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bevel gear

noun
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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