Cogwheel Definition

kŏgwēl, -hwēl, kôg-
noun
A wheel with a rim notched into teeth, which mesh with those of another wheel or of a rack to transmit or receive motion.
Webster's New World
One of a set of cogged wheels within a mechanism.
American Heritage
(When used attributively) Something behaving in similar, jerky, manner as a cogwheel, e.g. cogwheel respiration as a side effect of hyperbaric medicine.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
geared wheelgear-wheelgearsynchromeshhydromatic

Other Word Forms of Cogwheel

Noun

Singular:
cogwheel
Plural:
cogwheels

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to cogwheel using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

cogwheel
Advertisement