- Also called chainwheel, sprocket wheel . a toothed wheel engaging with a conveyor or power chain.
- one tooth of such a wheel.
Origin of sprocket
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How to use sprocket in a sentence
If your batteries don’t have enough energy to move the sprockets fast enough for playback, they certainly won’t be able to skip songs quickly.
Shortly after that hour I looked at the sledge-meter and found that it had ceased working; the sprocket had been knocked off.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson
Can my invention be made to do better work by putting in gears in place of that sprocket chain?How to Succeed as an Inventor|Goodwin B. Smith
I tell Polly that Four Oaks is a sprocket-wheel for maids, with two links of an endless chain always on top.The Fat of the Land|John Williams Streeter
When the chain has been pulled through it may be hooked and adjusted to lower sprocket, and tightened up by screws at top.Farm Engines and How to Run Them|James H. Stephenson
The net handle must have broken, and a piece of it has become wedged in the sprocket chain that operates the propeller.The Motor Boys in the Clouds|Clarence Young