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gearwheel

[geer-hweel, -weel] /ˈgɪərˌʰwil, -ˌwil/
noun
1.
a wheel having teeth or cogs that engage with those of another wheel or part; cogwheel.
Also, gear wheel.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; gear + wheel
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British Dictionary definitions for gear-wheel

gearwheel

/ˈɡɪəˌwiːl/
noun
1.
another name for gear (sense 1)
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