toothed wheel


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n toothed wheel a wheel with teeth for making a row of perforations
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Toothed wheel a wheel with teeth or projections cut or set on its edge or circumference, for transmitting motion by their action on the engaging teeth of another wheel.
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In literature:

First, it included the endless screw working into a toothed-wheel, for boring steam-cylinders, which is still in use.
"Men of Invention and Industry" by Samuel Smiles
That black wheel was part of his back, as he turned down; and the tooth on it was his back-fin.
"Madam How and Lady Why or, First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children" by Charles Kingsley
The second carriage likewise carries two drums equal in diameter to those of the toothed wheels.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 514, November 7, 1885" by Various
This toothed wheel was then mounted on the driving-shaft of an Elbs gravity motor and set in motion.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
Below these wheels again lie 9 toothed racks at right angles to the slots.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Let us now consider the lifting action of the club tooth wheel.
"An Analysis of the Lever Escapement" by H. R. Playtner
A toothed wheel of any kind.
"Practical Mechanics for Boys" by J. S. Zerbe
A saw-toothed wheel in machinery, as the winch, windlass, &c., in which the paul catches.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The Scotchman bent to file the tooth of a small brass wheel.
"Christopher and the Clockmakers" by Sara Ware Bassett
This 2 to 1 motion is obtained by means of toothed wheels, or a screw gear.
"Gas and Oil Engines, Simply Explained" by Walter C. Runciman
A part of a toothed wheel.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. V, August, 1878, No 10." by Various
It is possible to make toothed wheels that drive with perfect uniformity by using for the curve of the teeth involutes of circles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
Don't treat every word as if it were a tooth in a clock-wheel.
"Edelweiss" by Berthold Auerbach
For instance, I have a tooth-wheel which I can turn round very rapidly if I wish.
"Soap-Bubbles" by C. V. Boys
The shaft of the toothed wheel is preferably mounted in ball-bearings.
"Wireless Transmission of Photographs" by Marcus J. Martin
We raced up it at a rate that seemed to loosen every tooth in my head, and numbed my fingers upon the rattling wheel.
"The Professor's Mystery" by Wells Hastings
At the height of a foot above its lower end, the axle has a toothed wheel, the diameter of which is twenty-two feet.
"De Re Metallica" by Georgius Agricola
And now picture to yourself a tooth wheel with four teeth.
"Marvels of Scientific Invention" by Thomas W. Corbin
And for propelling the fabric he introduced a wheel, instead of the toothed bar of the Morey design.
"The Romance of Industry and Invention"
The wheel, made of soft iron, and toothed on its circumference, revolves at a short distance from the pole of a magnet.
"The Romance of Modern Invention" by Archibald Williams