Definition of Double-geared
1. Adjective. Equipped with compound gearing consisting of 2 pinions and 2 wheels in mesh to increase the mechanical advantage. "The double-geared lifting mechanism of a crane"
2. Adjective. (of a lathe) equipped with gearing for reducing the speed of the spindle from that of the driving pulley. "A back-geared lathe"
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Literary usage of Double-geared
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Two Centuries of Shipbuilding by the Scotts at Greenock (1906)
"... and supported double-geared ENGINE FOR EARLY ATLANTIC LINER. beneath by projecting bracket-pieces, recessed and bolted down upon pedestal pieces on the ..."
2. Lockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical by Joseph Gregory Horner (1892)
"Sec Double Geared. Doable Geared.—A lathe or drilling machine is said to be double ... Double geared does not mean that double power is gained thereby, ..."
3. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Brick, Tiles and Terra-cotta by Charles Thomas Davis (1895)
"24 illustrates- a Double Geared Pug-mill made by the Frey-Sheckler Co. in two sizes, viz. ... This pug-mill is double geared, made extra heavy and strong. ..."
4. A Manual of the Mechanics of Engineering and of the Construction of Machines by Julius Ludwig Weisbach (1890)
"As the drum when working single-geared has a rotation opposite to that accompanying its double-geared condition, it of course follows that the workmen when ..."