Definition of bevel gear in English:

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bevel gear

Pronunciation: /ˈbevəl ɡi(ə)r/

noun

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A gear working another gear at an angle to it by means of bevel wheels.
Example sentences
  • The propeller-shaft continues forward along the broken-open keel and back inside the wreck, ending in the engine room with a bevel gear.
  • The tilting mechanism consisted of a large bevel gear segment bolted to the cross-head and positioned within the frame of the machine.
  • The trucks have crown and bevel gear sets which are connected to the motors by automotive style driveshafts.

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Syllabification: bev·el gear

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