spur gearing


a system of spur gears.
any system of gears with parallel axes of rotation.

Origin of spur gearing

First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for spur gearing

  • Spur-gearing transmitted the driving power from the crank shaft to the axle.

    Automobile Biographies|Lyman Horace Weeks
  • The motion of the crank-shafts was communicated to the separate axles of the driving-wheels by spur-gearing with two speeds.

    Automobile Biographies|Lyman Horace Weeks