Translation of "gear" - English-French dictionary


noun /ɡiə/

(usually in plural) a set of toothed wheels which act together to carry motion

a car with automatic gears.

a combination of these wheels, eg in a car

changement de vitesse
The car is in first gear.

a mechanism used for a particular purpose

an aeroplane’s landing-gear.

the things needed for a particular job, sport etc

sports gear.
gearbox noun

the part of a car etc which has the gears in it.

boîte de vitesses
gear lever/change/stick (British gear shift)

(American ) the apparatus in a car etc which is used to change gear.

levier de vitesse

(Translation of “gear” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)