Definition of spur wheel in English:

spur wheel


  • another term for spur gear
    • ‘This pinion wheel can be disengaged by raising it above the spur wheel to stop the stone rotating.’
    • ‘The 9ft diameter great spur wheel was made of cast iron with the rims being cast separately before being bolted on.’
    • ‘The stone nut is engaged with the spur wheel by a lever.’
    • ‘The cams and spur wheel should be securely attached to the shaft, the grub screws being gently tightened as necessary.’
    • ‘The nuts are 12 inches in diameter and the great spur wheel is 8'9’ in diameter.’