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Answer for the clue "Part of the works", 3 letters:
cog

Alternative clues for the word cog

Tooth

Minor player

Sprocket

Machine tooth

Wheel part

Important part

Slip a ___

Small worker in a big organization

Part of a wheel

Gear part

Minor functionary

Piece of machinery

Slot filler in a gearwheel

Organization functionary

Subordinate person

Part of a gearwheel

Gear tooth

Machine part

Peon

Minor player, so to speak

Certain tooth

Minor but necessary part

Interlocking piece

Wheel tooth

Tooth that turns

Tooth on the rim of gear wheel

Kind of railway

Kind of wheel

Meshing is its job

Wheelwork part

Slip a ___ (err)

Mechanical tooth

Type of railway

Minor member

Rotating piece

Lowly worker

Word definitions for cog in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ He's joined the Liberal Party, and now he's a very important cog in the cabinet. ▪ I hear them in there pry up his forehead like a manhole cover, clash and snarl of jammed cogs. ▪ Our cog was a sturdy merchantman escorted by...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Cog \Cog\ (k[o^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cogged (k[o^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cogging .] [Cf. W. coegio to make void, to beceive, from coeg empty, vain, foolish. Cf. Coax , v. t.] To seduce, or draw away, by adulation, artifice, or falsehood; to wheedle; to...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 n. (label en historical) A ship of burden, or war with a round, bulky hull. Etymology 2 n. 1 A tooth on a gear 2 A gear; a cogwheel 3 An unimportant individual in a greater system. 4 (context carpentry English) A projection or tenon at the end...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, "cog wheel;" late 14c., "tooth on a wheel," probably a borrowing from a Scandinavian language (compare Norwegian kugg "cog") and cognate with Middle High German kugel "ball."

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. tooth on the rim of gear wheel [syn: sprocket ] [also: cogging , cogged ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
CoG may refer to: Center of gravity Central of Georgia Railway Continuity of Government Covenant of the Goddess

Usage examples of cog.

The skiff dropped down the side of the cog, the lines whirring through the pulleys.

Despite the difference in height between the cog and the manta, the sahuagin attacked viciously.

A renewed flurry of spears and quarrels thudded against the cog, finding few targets.

As clear and as clean as the sea was, even the lantern light at full night was enough to reveal the outlines of the small cog listing nearly upside down in the water.

Turning his attention back to the cog now that he was near enough to see it, Jherek knew from the way it had broken in half that the ship had been sheared by its enemy.

With the way the cog was tilted, Jherek knew nothing survived in the cargo hold.

Jherek followed her, feeling the whole cog slide deeper into the ocean.

And Cog, that faceless fixer who seemed to have connections everywhere, had given him a high competency rating.

Should you continue to court such a fate, Cog wishes that you not involve him.

This run was in direct response to the needs of a client for whom Cog serves as an intermediary.

The possibility that the fixer might cut himself out of the deal made Neko realize just how dangerous Cog thought the situation.

The synopsis he had bought from Cog said only that she was top-notch talent.

They dangled their legs like children over the side of a little cog, watching the cranes shift cargo.

She could see the stubby bulk of a chariot ship, the curves of a cog, a fat paddleboat.

His wounds were still raw when the sun reached out and probed them with its sadistic fingers as, like a cog in some remorseless engine, the day came round again.