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cog

1. any of the teeth or projections on the rim of a gearwheel or sprocket
2. a gearwheel, esp a small one

cog

[käg]
(design engineering)
A tooth on the edge of a wheel.
(electricity)
A fluctuation in the torque delivered by a motor when it runs at low speed, due to electromechanical effects. Also known as torque ripple.

cog

In a cogged joint, the solid portion which is left in a timber after it has been notched.
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Further examination of Clausewitz's references to the COG throughout the German text of On War reveals, first of all, that the concept remains valid only where the enemy possesses sufficient "unity" or interdependence" (Zusammenhang) to act as a single body:
In this paper, we aim at the experimental verification of the method devised by the authors in [8], which relies upon two consecutive monofilar suspensions of the object under test to determine its CoG, using as measured quantities the angle output from a dual-axis inclinometer.
Later in the JMAP, courses of action were developed by arranging decisive points along one or more lines of operations that collectively led to the defeat of the adversary's COG. Although decisive points could be linked to achieving effects that were broader than defeating the adversary's COG (or protecting one's own), the need to sequence them on a line of operations running toward defeat of the adversary's COG tended to limit their focus.
In that sense, the COG or Schwerpunkt (point of effort) becomes an idea more than something physical which can be dominated through the use of force alone.
In contrast to this bottom-up explanation, it was later noticed that fixating between stimuli may confer advantages in visual search or detection tasks, and hence, COG fixations could in part be strategic [13-15].
al., 2001) would be a high correlation between scores on the WJ-R Broad Cognitive Cluster and GAMA IQ scores and lower correlations between GAMA IQ scores and other WJ-R COG subtests scores, such as Auditory Processing and Long-Term Memory.
"Honda's cog ad ticks all the boxes for car ads: it's incredibly watchable, clever and memorable with a great soundtrack, too.
BMW Championship Prize money $7.5m ($1.35m to winner) Field 70 The course Cog Hill GC (Dubsdread course), Lemont, Illinois Length 7,616 yards Par 71 The old Cog Hill course, used for this event from 1991 to 2007, is barely recognizable and this week there are 18 new greens, repositioned and redesigned bunkers, a risk-reward hole round a pond and a 497-yard par-four finale with a green perilously close to a lake.
JP 5-0 tries to fill this vacuum by extending the definition of operational art and design to the strategic level: "In the final analysis, the goals of a sound operational design are to ensure a clear focus on the ultimate strategic objective and corresponding strategic centers of gravity (COG), and provide for sound sequencing, synchronization, and integration of all available military and nonmilitary instruments of power to that end." (6)
Newcastle-based Chris and David King have come up with COG E-commerce.
Washington Cog Railway is its historical steam engines, a new diesel-powered locomotive has been added to the fleet, and it is being fueled by B20 biodiesel.