[kog-hweel, -weel]
(not in technical use) a gearwheel, especially one having teeth of hardwood or metal inserted into slots.

1375–1425; late Middle English; see cog1, wheel Unabridged
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cogwheel (ˈkɒɡˌwiːl)
another name for gearwheel

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The cogwheel refers to mobility, mechanization, and technical expertise of the modern engineer battalion.
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