a subordinate who performs an important but routine function
"he was a small cog in a large machine"
tooth on the rim of gear wheel
roll steel ingots
join pieces of wood with cogs
to seduce, or draw away, by adulation, artifice, or falsehood; to wheedle; to cozen; to cheat
to obtrude or thrust in, by falsehood or deception; as, to cog in a word; to palm off
to deceive; to cheat; to play false; to lie; to wheedle; to cajole
a trick or deception; a falsehood
a tooth, cam, or catch for imparting or receiving motion, as on a gear wheel, or a lifter or wiper on a shaft; originally, a separate piece of wood set in a mortise in the face of a wheel
a kind of tenon on the end of a joist, received into a notch in a bearing timber, and resting flush with its upper surface
a tenon in a scarf joint; a coak
one of the rough pillars of stone or coal left to support the roof of a mine
to furnish with a cog or cogs
a small fishing boat
Origin: [OE. cogge; cf. D. kog, Icel. kuggr Cf. Cock a boat.]
Cog was an Australian progressive rock band that formed in 1998. Their debut album The New Normal was nominated for Triple J's 2005 J Award. The band's music draws influences from Tool, Isis, Nina Simone, Bob Marley, Leftfield, Deftones and Helmet. The band went on to become one of the most successful independent bands in Australia.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kog, v.t. to cheat or deceive: to wheedle: to cog dice is to manipulate them so that they may fall in a given way.—n. the act of cheating: deception.—p.adj. Cog′ging, cheating. [No doubt from the succeeding word.]
kog, n. a catch or tooth on a wheel.—v.t. to fix teeth in the rim of a wheel: to stop a wheel by putting a block before it:—pr.p. cog′ging; pa.p. cogged.—n. Cog′-wheel, a toothed wheel, whose teeth fit into and move another. [M. E. cogge; ety. dub.; cf. Sw. kugge.]
kog, n. formerly a large ship of burden or for war: a small boat: a cock-boat. [M. E. cogge, perh. from O. Fr. cogue, a ship. Cf. Dan. kogge, kog; Ice. kuggi.]
The numerical value of COG in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of COG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Humour is a cog in the machine we call love.
These forced union dues are a critical cog in the corrupt bargaining that is crushing taxpayers.
(Carter's) obviously a big cog in their framework and for us it's trying to nullify him, but also the other many threats that they have.
Before, it (Libor) had been a very minor cog in global financial markets. Now, it became used very widely as an indicator of stress, mEGA PROBS.
What you consider to be moral guilt and what you depict as being a cog in the wheel is exactly what lawmakers view as being an accessory to murder.
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Translations for COG
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- цапфа, зъбец, зъбно колелоBulgarian
- Zahnrad, Kogge, ZahnGerman
- ratas, hammasratas, koggi, hammasFinnish
- pion, dentFrench
- fiacailScottish Gaelic
- rotellina, ingranaggioItalian
- tandwiel, vals, tandrad, tandwieltand, spel, bedriegen, kogge, tand, valsspelenDutch
- зубчатое колесо, когг, зубец, шестеренка, винтикRussian
- федер, кога, зубац, шрафић, зупчаничић, зупчаникSerbo-Croatian
- kugge, tandhjul, kugghjul, tandSwedish
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