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"cog" in British English

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cognoun [C]

uk   /kɒɡ/  us   /kɑːɡ/
one of the tooth-like ​parts around the ​edge of a ​wheel in a ​machine that ​fits between those of a ​similarwheel, ​causing both ​wheels to ​move (also cogwheel) a ​wheel with cogs around ​itsedge, used to ​turn another ​wheel or ​part in a ​machine
(Definition of cog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cognoun [C]

 us   /kɑɡ/
a ​partshaped like a ​tooth around the ​edge of a ​wheel in a ​machine that ​fits between those on a ​similarwheel, causing both ​wheels to move
(Definition of cog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cog”
in Korean 이…
in Arabic تِرس…
in Malaysian gigi roda…
in French dent…
in Russian зубец (колеса)…
in Chinese (Traditional) (齒輪的)嵌齒,輪齒, 齒輪…
in Italian dente (di ruota dentata)…
in Turkish dişli, çark…
in Polish ząb, koło zębate…
in Spanish rueda dentada…
in Vietnamese răng bánh xe…
in Portuguese dente (de roda dentada)…
in Thai ซี่ล้อ…
in German das Zahnrad…
in Catalan dent…
in Japanese 歯車の歯…
in Chinese (Simplified) (齿轮的)嵌齿,轮齿, 齿轮…
in Indonesian gigi roda penggerak…
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