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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “gear”

gear

noun (ENGINE PART)
发动机部件
 
 
/ɡɪər/ US  /ɡɪr/
[C or U] a device, often consisting of connecting sets of wheels with teeth (= points) around the edge, that controls how much power from an engine goes to the moving parts of a machine
挡,排挡;传动装置
Does your car have four or five gears?
你的车是4挡的还是5挡的?
I couldn't find reverse gear.
我找不着倒挡了。
The car should be in gear (= with its gears in position, allowing the vehicle to move).
车挡应该挂着。
When you start a car you need to be in first/US alsolow gear.
汽车启动时应该挂第一挡。
figurative After a slow start, the leadership campaign suddenly shifted into top gear (= started to advance very quickly).
争夺领导权的竞选活动启动缓慢,但是后来却突然开足了马力紧锣密鼓地进行起来。
The engine and engine partsEngines and motors
change gear UK (US also shift gear) to change the position of the gears to make a vehicle go faster or more slowly
换挡
Driving and operating road vehicles
(Definition of gear noun (ENGINE PART) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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