Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of mitre wheel in English:
Each of a pair of bevelled cogwheels with teeth set at 45° and axes at right angles.
- It has a miter wheel of very large diameter supporting the revolving blade, which is expensive to produce.
- American stone miter wheels were generally dressed to a 65° angle point versus the 95° used in Europe.
- The drums of the winch are each driven by an individual worm drive and mitre wheels from the main countershaft.
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