Definition of wormwheel in English:


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The wheel of a worm gear.
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  • For example, the wormwheel may be formed from sintered iron whilst the worm is made of carbon steel.
  • The 120-tooth wormwheel drives the first gear of the bevel gear cluster via the shaft to which both are affixed.
  • The Wire drive unit is of proven design utilising intermeshed steel wormshaft and bronze wormwheels.

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Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈretrəˌfleks
turned backward