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Translation of "gear" - English-Italian dictionary

gear

noun   /ɡɪər/
the parts in a car or bicycle that control how fast the wheels turn cambio 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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