planet wheel

planet gear

noun Machinery.
any of the gears in an epicyclic train surrounding and engaging with the sun gear.
Also called planet wheel.

1915–20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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planet wheel or planet gear
any one of the wheels of an epicyclic gear train that orbits the central axis of the train
planet gear or planet gear

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