wheelwork

wheelwork

[hweel-wurk, weel-]
noun
a train of gears, as in a timepiece.

Origin:
1660–70; wheel + work

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wheelwork (ˈwiːlˌwɜːk)
 
n
an arrangement of wheels in a machine, esp a train of gears

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