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cogwheel

[kog-hweel, -weel] /ˈkɒgˌʰwil, -ˌwil/
noun
1.
(not in technical use) a gearwheel, especially one having teeth of hardwood or metal inserted into slots.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see cog1, wheel
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British Dictionary definitions for cogwheel

cogwheel

/ˈkɒɡˌwiːl/
noun
1.
another name for gearwheel
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