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View synonyms for gearwheel

gearwheel

or gear wheel

[ geer-hweel, -weel ]

noun

  1. a wheel having teeth or cogs that engage with those of another wheel or part; cogwheel.


gearwheel

/ ˈɡɪəˌwiːl /

noun

  1. See gear
    another name for gear


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Word History and Origins

Origin of gearwheel1

First recorded in 1870–75; gear + wheel

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Example Sentences

As the optional link JK held the gearwheel centers always equidistant, the annular guide G was not used.

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