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 for bevel gear
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bevel gear \Bev"el gear`\ (Mech.)
     A kind of gear in which the two wheels working together lie
     in different planes, and have their teeth cut at right angles
     to the surfaces of two cones whose apices coincide with the
     point where the axes of the wheels would meet.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bevel gear
      n 1: gears that mesh at an angle [syn: bevel gear, pinion and
           crown wheel, pinion and ring gear]

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