Definition of bevel wheel in English:

bevel wheel


  • A toothed wheel whose working face is oblique to the axis.

    • ‘It then fell, and the bevel wheels turned the standard so that the arms were cleared of the running line.’
    • ‘Both the coarse and fine bevel wheels have built-in stop rings so you don't over-grind the face.’
    • ‘Each of the vertical bevel wheels can drive the minute hands on an exposed clock dial on the outside of the tower.’
    • ‘The bevel pinion on the crankshaft is of steel, while the bevel wheel which it drives is of phosphor bronze.’
    • ‘All the while power is uninterrupted to the bevel wheel on the left driving the escapement.’