Definition of mitre wheel in English:

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mitre wheel


Each of a pair of bevelled cogwheels with teeth set at 45° and axes at right angles.
Example sentences
  • It has a miter wheel of very large diameter supporting the revolving blade, which is expensive to produce.
  • American stone miter wheels were generally dressed to a 65° angle point versus the 95° used in Europe.
  • The drums of the winch are each driven by an individual worm drive and mitre wheels from the main countershaft.
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