Search Result:gear

KK Pronunciation

〔 gIr 〕


〔 ɡiә 〕

Overview of noun gear

The noun gear has 4 senses

  • gear, gear wheel, geared wheel, cogwheel -- (a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion)

  • gearing, gear, geartrain, power train, train -- (wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain")

  • gear, gear mechanism -- (a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle))

  • gear, paraphernalia, appurtenance -- (equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.)

Overview of verb gear

The verb gear has 1 sense

  • gear, pitch -- (set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience")