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synonyms for cogs

  • prong
  • cogwheel
  • differential
  • fang
  • gear
  • pinion
  • rack
  • ratchet
  • tine
  • tooth
  • transmission
  • tusk
  • wheel
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How to use cogs in a sentence

The big graft in this neck-a woods is political, and the Red Tower gang is only set-a cogs in the bull-wheel.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
They begin their lives as boys dreaming of the track, or of cogs and wheels, or of great waters.
THE VOICE OF THE MACHINESGERALD STANLEY LEE
Hundreds and hundreds of wheels, pins, cogs and springs filled the air like a cloud and then rattled like hail upon the floor.
LITTLE WIZARD STORIES OF OZL. FRANK BAUM
The cogs emitted a grating, crunching sound, as of quartz in a stone-crusher, and then subsided.
BIZARRELAWTON MACKALL
The speaker was the man whom Barton had rescued from the cogs and wheels and springs of an infuriated engine.
THE MARK OF CAINANDREW LANG
A cog mill is formed by constructing a rim with cogs upon the shafts, and a trundle head to correspond.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
Motion is conveyed to the governor balls by a belt and a band wheel working on a mechanism of metred cogs.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
There are several forms of differential gears, differing largely as to combination of spur or bevel cogs.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
Its simpler, for one thingthere aint so many little cogs to catch and get out of order.
THE WAYFARERSMARY STEWART CUTTING
And from it, strewn over the rocks, were tiny intricate cogs and wheels, coils and broken wires!
ASTOUNDING STORIES, JULY, 1931VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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