Meaning of SPROCKET in English


n. 1 each of several teeth on a wheel engaging with links of a chain, e.g. on a bicycle, or with holes in film or tape or paper. 2 (also sprocket-wheel) a wheel with sprockets.

[ 16th c.: orig. unkn. ]

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