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cogwheel

[ kog-hweel, -weel ]
/ ˈkɒgˌʰwil, -ˌwil /
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noun

(not in technical use) a gearwheel, especially one having teeth of hardwood or metal inserted into slots.

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Origin of cogwheel

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at cog1, wheel
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British Dictionary definitions for cogwheel

cogwheel
/ (ˈkɒɡˌwiːl) /

noun

another name for gearwheel
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