Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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;
“The huge revolving star-wheel was nothing but an ingenious movable staircase.”
“Listen, the birds are intent on their machines, their backs to the star-wheel.”
“The tip of the star-wheel went up, over, descended.”
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