Definition of Cogwheel

1. Noun. A toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion.




Definition of Cogwheel

1. n. A wheel with cogs or teeth; a gear wheel. See Illust. of Gearing.

Definition of Cogwheel

1. Noun. A gear wheel ¹

2. Noun. (When used attributively) Something behaving in similar, jerky, manner as a cogwheel, e.g. cogwheel respiration as a side effect of hyperbaric medicine ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cogwheel

1. a toothed wheel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cogwheel

cogovernors
cograph
cographs
cogredient
cogroup
cogroups
cogs
coguardian
coguardians
cogue
cogues
cogware
cogwares
cogway
cogways
cogwheel (current term)
cogwheel ocular movements
cogwheel phenomenon
cogwheel respiration
cogwheel rigidity
cogwheeled
cogwheeling
cogwheels
cohab
cohabitant
cohabitants
cohabitate
cohabitated
cohabitates

Literary usage of Cogwheel

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1. Journal of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States by Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Meeting (1806)
"This movement will be descending if the angle cogwheel (D) is interlocked, and it will be ascending if only the cogwheel (E) is engaged. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The handle D. acting through the gear wheels E, F, G and H, turns the cogwheel K, which moves the curved rack of the cradle and tip* the crucible M. The ..."

3. America and Her Problems by George A. Raper (1915)
"The cogwheel President Wilson. — Madero. Huerta. — A case of conscience. — The dilemma. — A moral intervention. — The Hague institution. ..."

4. The Journal of Analytical and Applied Chemistry by Edward Hart (1892)
"by means of the cogwheel turned by the hand!« Ul Fig 4 • (he handle acting on the cogwheel by mean» of an ..."

5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"A spinning machine operative, not warned of the uncovered cogwheel of a motor, ... An uncovered cogwheel is в danger, and it is negligence to leave it ..."

6. A Manual of Physical Diagnosis by Brefney Rolph O'Reilly (1911)
"(4) "cogwheel" or "wavy" respiration occurs with vesicular breathing and simply means that ... cogwheel ..."

7. American Negligence Reports, Current Series Cited Am. Neg. Rep.: All the by United States (1900)
"There was no gearing nor cogwheel on that front side, and the plaintiff's work was to clean the machines and lay off the paper when it was running; that is, ..."

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