Meaning of sprocket

sprock•et

Pronunciation: (sprok'it), [key]
— n.
    1. Also calledchainwheel, sprock&prim;et wheel&sec;.a toothed wheel engaging with a conveyor or power chain.
    2. one tooth of such a wheel.
  1. a wedge-shaped piece of wood extending a sloping roof over the eaves with a flatter pitch.
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