bevel gear

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bevel gear (plural bevel gears)

  1. A kind of gear in which the two wheels working together lie in different planes and have their teeth cut at right angles to the surfaces of two cones whose apices coincide with the point where the axes of the wheels would meet.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for bevel gear in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)