bevel gear

noun Machinery.
a gear having teeth cut into a conical surface, usually meshing with a similar gear set at right angles.
Compare hypoid gear.


Origin:
1825–35

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bevel gear
 
n
a gear having teeth cut into a conical surface known as the pitch zone. Two such gears mesh together to transmit power between two shafts at an angle to each other

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The existing gate valves are provided with bevel gear floor stands and hand cranks for manual operation.
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