from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • So geared that the power is brought back to a shaft concentric with the driving-shaft, or parallel to it, but turning at a different speed.

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  • adj. (of a lathe) equipped with gearing for reducing the speed of the spindle from that of the driving pulley


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  • Power is supplied by a back-geared electric motor at the base of the machine.

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