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Synonyms for pinion

Synonyms for pinion

a gear with a small number of teeth designed to mesh with a larger wheel or rack

any of the larger wing or tail feathers of a bird

wing of a bird

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bind the arms of

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cut the wings off (of birds)

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The main pinion 1 and the second pinion 2 are coupled by bolts 3.
Joining GigaTrust enables us to better serve our customers and continue to expand our business," said Darryl Worsham, Pinion Software president and CEO.
The TS starter accomplishes this through a co-axial dual solenoid for control of the starter's pinion gear shifting and motor rotation.
We can now develop a mathematical expression for the composite vibration due to both the pinion and the gear.
At Contech we produce more than 6 million rack and pinion housings and more than 7.
Customers increasingly prefer rack and pinion steering gears to recirculating ball steering gears due to their use of fewer parts, space and weight savings, lower remanufacturing costs, and greater durability.
The mechanism comprises 320 components, including the ground-breaking TAG Heuer oscillating pinion, patented in 1887.
In particular, there is Pinion Desktop Packager-Workgroup Edition, a Windows-based application for protecting email messages and file attachments.
V-Series high-performance, off-the-shelf injection molding machines come fully equipped with such features and options as EC 100 RISC-based distributed-intelligence machine control, ultra-responsive Smart Pump technology, single core pull/rack and pinion unscrewing, a swiveling injection unit for rapid screw and barrel changes, bi-metallic barrel and through-hardened D2 screw, etc.
Configurations include a rack-and pinion unit that can apply up to 500 in-lbs of torque; a unit with a rotary potentiometer for position feedback; and an actuator equipped with magnetorestrictive switches and miniature reed switches for position sensing.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Pinion Software, the leading provider of Technical Rights Management[TM] (TRM) solutions, announced today a new version of its ShareSafe(TM) file protection solution that extends the security capabilities of ProductView Graphics Server, a PTC visual collaboration platform.
Essentially, there are two torque sensors, one mounted to the steering column main shaft and the other mounted to the pinion shaft.
These mechanisms have two double-acting opposed cylinders, which drive racks that rotate a hollow pinion.