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wheelwork

[hweel-wurk, weel-] /ˈʰwilˌwɜrk, ˈwil-/
noun
1.
a train of gears, as in a timepiece.
Origin of wheelwork
1660-1670
1660-70; wheel + work
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wheelwork

/ˈwiːlˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
an arrangement of wheels in a machine, esp a train of gears
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