- A pair of toothed wheels with teeth cut on a surface at an angle other than 90° to the axis of the shaft on which the wheels are mounted. Bevel gear permits one shaft to drive another shaft that is not parallel to it.
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Bevel gear — Bevel gears are gears where the axes of the two shafts intersect and the tooth bearing faces of the gears themselves are conically shaped.Bevel gears are most often mounted on shafts that are 90 degrees apart, but can be designed to work at other … Wikipedia
Bevel gear — Bev el gear (Mech.) 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… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bevel gear — n. a toothed wheel gear meshed with another so that their shafts are at an angle of less than 180°: see GEAR … English World dictionary
bevel gear — A gear shaped like the wide end (frustum) of a cone, used to transmit motion through an angle. They are found in differentials. Also see spiral bevel gear … Dictionary of automotive terms
bevel gear — noun a gear working another gear at an angle to it by means of bevel wheels … English new terms dictionary
bevel gear — noun gears that mesh at an angle • Syn: ↑pinion and crown wheel, ↑pinion and ring gear • Hypernyms: ↑gear, ↑gear wheel, ↑geared wheel, ↑cogwheel • Hyponyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
bevel gear — Mach. a gear having teeth cut into a conical surface, usually meshing with a similar gear set at right angles. Cf. hypoid gear. [1825 35] * * * … Universalium
bevel gear — bev′el gear n. mac a gear having teeth cut into a conical surface, usu. meshing with a similar gear set at right angles … From formal English to slang
bevel gear — /ˈbɛvəl gɪə/ (say bevuhl gear) noun a gear in which the axis or shaft of the driver forms an angle with the axis or shaft of the wheel driven … Australian English dictionary
bevel gear — one of the pair of gears with teeth surfaces cut in such a way that they can join unparallel gear shafts … English contemporary dictionary