Cogwheel meaning

kŏgwēl, -hwēl, kôg-
A toothed wheel.
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One of a set of cogged wheels within a mechanism.
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A wheel with a rim notched into teeth, which mesh with those of another wheel or of a rack to transmit or receive motion.
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A gear wheel.
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(When used attributively) Something behaving in similar, jerky, manner as a cogwheel, e.g. cogwheel respiration as a side effect of hyperbaric medicine.
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