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gear

noun /ɡiə/
(usually in plural) a set of toothed wheels which act together to carry motion
das Getriebe
a car with automatic gears.
a combination of these wheels, eg in a car
der Gang
The car is in first gear.
a mechanism used for a particular purpose
das Getriebe
an aeroplane’s landing-gear.
the things needed for a particular job, sport etc
die Ausrüstung
sports gear.
gearbox noun the part of a car etc which has the gears in it.
das Getriebegehäuse
gear lever/change/stick ( British gear shift) (American ) the apparatus in a car etc which is used to change gear.
der Schalthebel, die Gangschaltung
(Definition of gear from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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