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wheelwork

[ hweel-wurk, weel- ]
/ ˈʰwilˌwɜrk, ˈwil- /
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noun
a train of gears, as in a timepiece.
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Origin of wheelwork

First recorded in 1660–70; wheel + work
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British Dictionary definitions for wheelwork

wheelwork
/ (ˈwiːlˌwɜːk) /

noun
an arrangement of wheels in a machine, esp a train of gears
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