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spur gear Syllabification: spur gear
Pronunciation: /spər ɡi(ə)r/

Definition of spur gear in English:


A gearwheel with teeth projecting parallel to the wheel’s axis.
Example sentences
  • A two-stage spur gear transmits torque between the servomotor and the plasticizing screw.
  • Through sets of worm gears driving spur gears (which lock up when forces try to drive them in reverse), it consistently delivers the most torque to the slowest-rotating axle.
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