Also called chainwheel, sprocket wheel. a toothed wheel engaging with a conveyor or power chain.
one tooth of such a wheel.

Carpentry. a wedge-shaped piece of wood extending a sloping roof over the eaves with a flatter pitch.
Also called sprocket wheel. a relatively thin wheel having teeth projecting radially from the rim, esp one that drives or is driven by a chain
an individual tooth on such a wheel
a cylindrical wheel with teeth on one or both rims for pulling film through a camera or projector
a small wedge-shaped piece of wood used to extend a roof over the eaves


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