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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A spur-wheel the teeth of which are V-shaped, with an angle of 60°.

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  • "A spur-wheel the teeth of which are V-shaped, with an angle of 60°. Such wheels are now little used, except in the winding-mechanism of the cloth-beams in some kinds of looms, where their teeth are engaged by clicks."

    --Century Dictionary

    September 16, 2010