face gear


noun Machinery.

a disklike gear having teeth cut on the face more or less radially and engaging with a spur or helical pinion, the axis of which is at right angles to it.

Nearby words

  1. face card,
  2. face cloth,
  3. face down,
  4. face flannel,
  5. face flies,
  6. face it,
  7. face mask,
  8. face out,
  9. face pack,
  10. face powder

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