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pinion in Technology topic

pinionpinion2 noun  [countable]T a small wheel, with teeth on its outer edge, that fits into a larger wheel and turns it or is turned by it
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pinionThe upper deck windows could also be opened and closed together, with a rack and pinion device.A hydraulically powered rack and pinion swings the machine through 210°.It held its wings like two huge black flags - only the great pinions fluttered slightly.Does anybody make pinions which I can use to put into the transfer box to replace the existing ones?The old pinions used to hurt the old fellows so.With his good hand Rhayader spread one of its immense white pinions.