Definitions for gear

Definitions for (noun) gear

Main entry: gear, gear wheel, geared wheel, cogwheel

Definition: a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

Main entry: paraphernalia, appurtenance, gear

Definition: equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

Main entry: gear, gear mechanism

Definition: a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

Main entry: gear, gearing, geartrain, power train, train

Definition: wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed

Usage: the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain

Definitions for (verb) gear

Main entry: gear, pitch

Definition: set the level or character of

Usage: She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience

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