cogwheel

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cog +‎ wheel

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cogwheel (plural cogwheels)

  1. A gear wheel
  2. (When used attributively) Something behaving in similar, jerky, manner as a cogwheel, e.g. cogwheel respiration as a side effect of hyperbaric medicine

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