follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

face gear

noun, Machinery
1.
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.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for face gear
  • 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.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for face gear

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for face

9
10
Scrabble Words With Friends