Definition of contrate wheel. Meaning of contrate wheel. Synonyms of contrate wheel

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Definition of contrate wheel

Contrate wheel
Contrate Con"trate, a. [See Contra-.] Having cogs or teeth projecting parallel to the axis, instead of radiating from it. [R.] Contrate wheel. See Crown wheel.
contrate wheel
Crown wheel Crown" wheel` (hw?l`). [Named from its resemblance to a crown.] (Mach.) A wheel with cogs or teeth set at right angles to its plane; -- called also a contrate wheel or face wheel.

Meaning of contrate wheel from wikipedia

- A crown gear (or a contrate gear) is a gear which has teeth that project at right angles to the face of the wheel. In particular, a crown gear is a type...
- rotation. It can also be referred to as a face wheel, crown gear, crown wheel, contrate gear or contrate wheel. The face width of a gear is the length of...
- 1920s. Crown gears or contrate gears are a particular form of bevel gear whose teeth project at right angles to the plane of the wheel; in their orientation...
- driven directly from the going fusee at right angles, by means of a contrate-wheel. The escapement is of the verge kind, and it has no balance-spring....
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