a system of spur gears.
any system of gears with parallel axes of rotation.
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Origin of spur gearing
First recorded in 1835–45
Words nearby spur gearing
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Example sentences from the Web for spur gearing
Spur-gearing transmitted the driving power from the crank shaft to the axle.
The motion of the crank-shafts was communicated to the separate axles of the driving-wheels by spur-gearing with two speeds.