Definición de contrate wheel en inglés:

contrate wheel

Saltos de línea: con|trate wheel
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒntreɪt


  • another term for crown wheel.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • If the pivot guard needs to be rotated to suit a contrate wheel to one side, carefully remove the balance cock, complete with hairspring, balance wheel etc.
    • Note how the balance wheels are in a horizontal position being driven by the movement train through a contrate wheel which allows for the change in position.
    • The ivory contrate wheel drives the metal pinion for the ivory crown wheel.


late 17th century: contrate (a rare adjective meaning 'opposed, contrary') from medieval Latin contrata 'lying opposite', from Latin contra 'against'.

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