miter gear


noun

either of a pair of bevel gears of equal size for driving shafts at right angles to each other.

Nearby words

  1. mitchum, robert,
  2. mite,
  3. mite typhus,
  4. miter,
  5. miter box,
  6. miter joint,
  7. miter post,
  8. miter saw,
  9. miter square,
  10. mitered

Origin of miter gear

First recorded in 1905–10

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