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See definition of cogwheel on Dictionary.com
  • as incog
  • as ingear

synonyms for cogwheel

  • prong
  • differential
  • fang
  • gear
  • pinion
  • rack
  • ratchet
  • tine
  • tooth
  • transmission
  • tusk
  • wheel
  • cog
  • pinion
  • sprocket
  • gearwheel
  • ragwheel
  • spurwheel
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How to use cogwheel in a sentence

When he crawled out, with a greasy cogwheel in his hand, he was soaked with perspiration and his overalls were stained by oil.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
Between the rails runs a third broad and massive rail provided with teeth, which gear with a cogwheel under the locomotive.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 481, MARCH 21, 1885VARIOUS
Remove washer on the short end of shaft, also the cogwheel if the shaft has cogs on both ends.
BURROUGHS' ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ASTOUNDING FACTS AND USEFUL INFORMATION, 1889BARKHAM BURROUGHS
They have very powerful engines and a cogwheel arrangement, the line making a zigzag up the mountain-side.
ROUND ABOUT THE CARPATHIANSANDREW F. CROSSE
There was a grinding crash, and a large cogwheel tore its way through the roof.
THE ESCAPE OF A PRINCESS PATGEORGE PEARSON
Here, as elsewhere, I have been seized and crushed in a fatal cogwheel.
MY OWN AFFAIRSLOUISE, PRINCESS OF BELGIUM
But it will be the test-tube and not the cogwheel that will make the money.
THE SCRAP BOOK, VOLUME 1, NO. 3VARIOUS
He carefully examined the cogwheel, to which bits of flesh and of the torn shirt still adhered.
MORE TALES BY POLISH AUTHORSVARIOUS
Over the altar you may see his bust in marble, and over it a figure of Genius with a cogwheel in her hand.
CHESHIRECHARLES E. KELSEY
A cogwheel stuck at Lige, another may stick before long, and it all depends on how the machine can adjust itself.
THE GERMAN WARARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COGWHEEL

  • cogwheel
  • differential
  • fang
  • gear
  • pinion
  • prong
  • rack
  • ratchet
  • tine
  • tooth
  • transmission
  • tusk
  • wheel
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.