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face gear

noun, Machinery
a disklike gear having teeth cut on the face more or less radially and engaging with a spur or helical pinion, the axis of which is at right angles to it. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Wear protective face gear or masks, latex gloves and long sleeves.
  • Never touch face gear without first decontaminating hands or re-gloving with a clean pair of gloves.
  • Several feet of water came up through the stone floor of the gear pit, engulfing the lesser face gear.

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