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bevel gear

noun, Machinery
1.
a gear having teeth cut into a conical surface, usually meshing with a similar gear set at right angles.
Compare hypoid gear.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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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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bevel gear

noun
1.
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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