lantern pinion love


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of pinion or wheel having cylindrical bars or trundles, instead of teeth, inserted at their ends in two parallel disks or plates; -- so called as resembling a lantern in shape; -- called also wallower, or trundle.
  • n. See under Lantern.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small pinion having cylindrical bars instead of teeth, used chiefly in inexpensive clocks


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