Definition of Idle wheel
1. Noun. A pulley on a shaft that presses against a guide belt to guide or tighten it.
Generic synonyms: Block, Pulley, Pulley Block, Pulley-block
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Idle Wheel
Literary usage of Idle wheel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Principles of Mechanism by Robert Willis (1870)
"An arm CD can be made to revolve round this stud, and has two pins m and n fixed into it, upon one of which is a thick idle wheel B of any number of teeth, ..."
2. A Text-book of Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering by Andrew Jamieson (1903)
"Ratio — Definition of Angular Velocity—Velocity.Ratio of a Train of Wheels—Definition of Value of Train — Example I.—Intermediate or idle wheel ..."
3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"Such a wheel is called an idle -wheel, or idler, and -while it affects the relative ... The middle wheel, which is an idle wheel, acts both as a driver and ..."
4. A Text-book on Applied Mechanics: Specially Arranged for the Use of Science by Andrew Jamieson (1898)
"... Angular Velocity—Velocity-Ratio of a Train of Wheels—Definition of Value of Train—Example I.—Intermediate or idle wheel—Marlborough Wheel—Change Wheels ..."
5. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1806)
"If there be an obstacle in the road, and an idle wheel takes over it, its respective active wheel will, for the time, be discharged from the ground. ..."
6. The Elements of Mechanical Engineering by International Correspondence Schools (1897)
"Such a wheel is called an Idle -wheel, or idler, and while it affects the relative ... The middle wheel, which is an idle wheel, acts both asa driver and ..."
7. Elements of Mechanism: Elucidating the Scientific Principles of the by Thomas Baker (1852)
"A wheel placed between two other wheels, as that on the axis cD, between those on the axes Aa, Bb, is termed an idle wheel, whether the axes of the wheels ..."