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Italian translation of “gear”

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the parts in a car or bicycle that control how fast the wheels turn
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
prima, seconda, terza, ecc. marcia
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
cambiare (la) marcia
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
cambiare (la) marcia
[no plural] the clothes and things that you use for a particular purpose
attrezzatura, tenuta
sports gear
(Definition of gear from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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