Definition of screw gear in English:

screw gear

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A gear consisting of an endless screw with a cogwheel or pinion.
More example sentences
  • If a set of measuring calipers isn't handy, a Vice-Grip will serve; the screw gear in the handle allows delicate adjustments in the spread of the jaws.

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