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noun as in main part of device

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Sprewell also joins one of cogs in Pat Riley’s brutish ‘90s teams in racking up massive amounts of debt.

As cogs in the Disney machine, Joe and his brothers went from playing local gigs to selling out arenas in the blink of an eye.

Many of the secular Jewish national organizations are simply cogs in the party machine.

The big graft in this neck-a woods is political, and the Red Tower gang is only set-a cogs in the bull-wheel.

They begin their lives as boys dreaming of the track, or of cogs and wheels, or of great waters.

Hundreds and hundreds of wheels, pins, cogs and springs filled the air like a cloud and then rattled like hail upon the floor.

The cogs emitted a grating, crunching sound, as of quartz in a stone-crusher, and then subsided.

The speaker was the man whom Barton had rescued from the cogs and wheels and springs of an infuriated engine.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cogs, such as: prong, wheel, gear, transmission, tooth, and tine.

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