Definition of chain wheel in English:

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chain wheel

noun

A wheel transmitting power by means of a chain fitted to its edges.
Example sentences
  • The tool slides onto 7mm wide chain wheels and works in exactly the same way as the original item.
  • The chain is pulled back by a return spring, mounted on the chain wheel next to the ratchet wheel.
  • The rear wheel is accurately aligned by the adjustment of chain wheel and wheel axle at the same time.

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