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pinion

1
1. Chiefly poetic a bird's wing
2. the part of a bird's wing including the flight feathers

pinion

2
a cogwheel that engages with a larger wheel or rack, which it drives or by which it is driven

pinion

[′pin·yən]
(mechanical engineering)
The smaller of a pair of gear wheels or the smallest wheel of a gear train.
(vertebrate zoology)
The distal portion of a bird's wing.
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Secure Enterprise, Pinion Desktop Packager, and Technical Rights Management are trademarks of Pinion Software, Inc.
In place of traditional rack and pinion systems, machine designers can implement a system featuring roller pinion technology.
Ring and pinion problems are noted by a whine in the same manner.
The TS starter accomplishes this through a co-axial dual solenoid for control of the starter's pinion gear shifting and motor rotation.
The gear pinion which engages the coarse focus can be disengaged by pulling the fine focus knob sideways, and is pushed in to engage.
The pinion for these machines is of the type shown in figure 2.
That's because the reader software, which Pinion calls Receiver, has an identity number, and a file sender can choose which receivers can open the file.
Make sure the ring gear and pinion gears are clean and free of obstructions.
With these new programs, which will utilize high-pressure vacuum diecasting methods, Contech will supply rack and pinion steering housings and steering column components for a truck program.
Metaldyne has also been awarded two differential carrier case assemblies that include a differential case, net-shaped side and pinion gears with net-forged teeth, a differential pinion shaft and thrust washers.
The new equipment includes rack and pinion posts, laser holders, and two XYZ stages.
DEXTER - The graveside service will be held June 4 for James Louis Pinion of Dexter, who died May 30 of pneumonia.