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handwheel


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Handwheel  \Hand"wheel`\,  n.  (Mach.) 
  Any  wheel  worked  by  hand;  esp.,  one  the  rim  of  which  serves 
  as  the  handle  by  which  a  valve,  car  brake,  or  other  part  is 
  adjusted. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  handwheel 
  n  1:  a  wheel  worked  by  hand 
  2:  a  wheel  whose  rim  serves  as  the  handle  by  which  a  part  is 
  operated 




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