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Each of a pair of bevelled cogwheels with teeth set at 45° and axes at right angles.
- ‘The drums of the winch are each driven by an individual worm drive and mitre wheels from the main countershaft.’
- ‘Even the use of a simple mitre wheel is rare.’
- ‘American stone miter wheels were generally dressed to a 65° angle point versus the 95° used in Europe.’
- ‘It has a miter wheel of very large diameter supporting the revolving blade, which is expensive to produce.’
- ‘The rotary motion of the feed rollers is derived from a stationarily mounted ring gear which has internal teeth which mesh with an intermediate drive having a trailing miter wheel gearing.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.