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sun wheel

noun

  1. Machinery. sun gear.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sun wheel1

First recorded in 1810–20

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Example Sentences

They solemnized the return of the fiery sun wheel; they traced in those solstice days the operations on earth of Odin and Berchta.

The annular wheel is still engaged with the drive-ring, and the sun-wheel is again locked to the spindle.

Shamash was also depicted sitting on his throne in a pillar-supported pavilion, in front of which is a sun wheel.

This consists of a fixed sun-wheel A, engaging with a planet-wheel B of the same diameter.

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