n. wheel that is rotated by hand

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  • Handwheel — Hand wheel ( hw[=e]l), 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • handwheel — noun Date: circa 1889 a wheel worked by hand …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • handwheel — /hand hweel , weel /, n. a wheel, as a valve wheel, turned by hand. [1930 35; HAND + WHEEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • handwheel — noun Any wheel worked by hand, whether used to allow leverage, as of a valve or a handbrake, or to allow fine adjustment, as of a setscrew …   Wiktionary

  • Handwheel — Маховичок …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • handwheel — noun 1. a wheel worked by hand • Hypernyms: ↑wheel • Part Holonyms: ↑standing press, ↑valve, ↑lathe 2. control consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Angle bar handwheel — Маховичок для регулирования поворотной штанги …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Feeder operating handwheel — Маховичок для ручного привода самонаклада …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • Valve — This article is about the flow control device. For the game developer, see Valve Corporation. For the electronic component, see Vacuum tube. For other uses, see Valve (disambiguation). These water valves are operated by handles. A valve is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Lathe (metal) — Center lathe with DRO and chuck guard. Size is 460 mm swing x 1000 mm between centers A metal lathe or metalworking lathe is a large class of lathes designed for precisely machining relatively hard materials. They were originally designed to… …   Wikipedia

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