\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ \ noun

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/chayn"hweel', -weel'/, n. Mach.
sprocket (def. 1).
[1835-45; CHAIN + WHEEL]

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chainˈwheel noun
A toothed wheel, as on a bicycle, which meshes with a chain to transmit motion
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Main Entry:chain

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