pinion

Small cog in clock mechanism which transmits the driving force to the next wheel in the train.

pinion

A small gear

Pinion

A pinion is a round gear used in several applications: ...
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Pinion

• (n.) A cogwheel with a small number of teeth, or leaves, adapted to engage with a larger wheel, or rack (see Rack); esp., such a wheel having its leaves formed of the substance of the arbor or spindle which is its axis. • (v. t.) To disable by cutting off the pinion joint. • (n.) A wing, literal or figurative. • (n.) The joint...
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pinion

<zoology> A moth of the genus Lithophane, as L. Antennata, whose larva bores large holes in young peaches and apples. ... 1. A feather; a quill. ... 2. A wing, literal or figurative. 'Swift on his sooty pinions flits the gnome.' (Pope) ... 3. The joint of bird's wing most remote from the body. ... 4. A fetter for the arm. ... 5. <mechanics...
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pinion

(from the article `clock`) In a clock driven by a weight or a spring, the power is first transmitted by the main, or great, wheel. This engages with a pinion (a gear with a ... ...transmit motion smoothly and with a nonvarying speed ratio at every instant, the contacting surfaces of gear teeth must be carefully shaped to a ... mechan...
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pinion

noun a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack
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Pinion

Pin'ion noun (Zoology) A moth of the genus Lithophane , as Latin antennata , whose larva bores large holes in young peaches and apples.
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Pinion

Pin'ion transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pinioned ; present participle & verbal noun Pinioning .] 1. To bind or confine the wings of; to confine by binding the wings. Bacon. 2. To disable by cutting o...
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Pinion

A small gear
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Pinion

A small wheel mounted on the same arbor as a larger one and generally used to transmit the drive between that wheel and another.   Pinions are usually of steel and have six or eight ‘leaves`, as their teeth are called.
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Pinion

A type of gear that has small teeth that mesh with other, larger gears.
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pinion

bind the arms of
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pinion

bind the arms of
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pinion

pinion 1. To restrain or to immobilize someone, especially by tying his or her arms.BR> 2. To prevent a bird from flying by removing or binding its wing feathers. 3. A bird's wing, especially the tip of the wing where the stiff flight feathers are found, containing the carpus, metacarpus, and phalanx bones.
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pinion

small wheel with teeth
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Pinion

the smaller of two mating or meshing gears; can be either the driving or the driven gear.
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Pinion

To remove or bind the wing feathers of a bird to prevent flight.
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pinion

wing; last joint of a wing; outermost flight feather
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pinion

[n] - a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack 2. [v] - bind the arms of 3. [v] - cut the wings off (of birds)
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