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synonyms for sprocket

  • cog
  • cogwheel
  • pinion
  • gearwheel
  • ragwheel
  • spurwheel
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How to use sprocket in a sentence

Shortly after that hour I looked at the sledge-meter and found that it had ceased working; the sprocket had been knocked off.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Can my invention be made to do better work by putting in gears in place of that sprocket chain?
HOW TO SUCCEED AS AN INVENTORGOODWIN B. SMITH
I tell Polly that Four Oaks is a sprocket-wheel for maids, with two links of an endless chain always on top.
THE FAT OF THE LANDJOHN WILLIAMS STREETER
When the chain has been pulled through it may be hooked and adjusted to lower sprocket, and tightened up by screws at top.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
The net handle must have broken, and a piece of it has become wedged in the sprocket chain that operates the propeller.
THE MOTOR BOYS IN THE CLOUDSCLARENCE YOUNG
Be sure that there are four sprocket holes for each picture.
MOTION PICTURE OPERATION, STAGE ELECTRICS AND ILLUSIONSHENRY C. HORSTMANN
It is also quite common to combine in the train of gearing spur gears and sprocket wheels, and in some instances even belts.
THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, OCTOBER, 1900VARIOUS
The front driver was driven by a chain and sprocket, and the pilot wheels were equalized with the front driving axle.
INTRODUCTION OF THE LOCOMOTIVE SAFETY TRUCKJOHN H. WHITE
The sprocket adjusted, the engineer called up the gang and the men took their places.
THE OCTOPUSFRANK NORRIS
It must be seen that the teeth of the sprocket engage with the perforations in the film.
PRACTICAL CINEMATOGRAPHY AND ITS APPLICATIONSFREDERICK ARTHUR AMBROSE TALBOT
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WORDS RELATED TO SPROCKET

  • cog
  • cogwheel
  • gearwheel
  • pinion
  • ragwheel
  • sprocket
  • spurwheel
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