chain gear

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noun

a gear assembly in which motion is transmitted by means of a chain.

Nearby words

  1. chain,
  2. chain coral,
  3. chain drive,
  4. chain fern,
  5. chain gang,
  6. chain grate,
  7. chain letter,
  8. chain lightning,
  9. chain locker,
  10. chain mail

Origin of chain gear

First recorded in 1875–80

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