chainwheel

[cheyn-hweel, -weel]

noun Machinery.


Nearby words

  1. chainman,
  2. chainplate,
  3. chainsaw,
  4. chainsman,
  5. chainstitch,
  6. chainwork,
  7. chair,
  8. chair bed,
  9. chair car,
  10. chair lift

Origin of chainwheel

First recorded in 1835–45; chain + wheel

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British Dictionary definitions for chain wheel

chain wheel

noun

engineering a toothed wheel that meshes with a roller chain to transmit motion
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