Translation of "gear" - English-Catalan dictionary

gear

noun uk /ɡɪər/ us /ɡɪər/

the parts in a car or bicycle that control how fast the wheels turn

marxa, velocitat
I have a mountain bike with 21 gears.
first, second, third, etc. gear

a particular position of the gears in a car, bicycle, etc. that controls how fast the wheels turn

primera, segona, tercera, etc. marxa
I left the car in / first gear.
change gear

to change the position of the gears to make a vehicle go faster or more slowly

canviar de marxa
I changed gear going up the hill.
change gears

to change the position of the gears to make a vehicle go faster or more slowly

canviar de marxa

[ no plural ] the clothes and things that you use for a particular purpose

equip
sports gear

(Translation of “gear” from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)