Definition of cogwheel in English:

cogwheel

Line breaks: cog|wheel
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒgwiːl
 
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noun

another term for cog1.
More example sentences
  • Atoms, they contended, could never function as integral parts of cogwheels, gears or motors.
  • The teeth on the train's cogwheels click and grind as you're pulled around dizzying loops and across viaducts.
  • When the car is back together, I'll drive it to Oxford and get him to calibrate it and to provide me with a few extra cogwheels.

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