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gear

noun
 
/ɡɪər/
the parts in a car or bicycle that control how fast the wheels turn
marcha
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
primeira, segunda, terceira, etc. marcha
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
engatar marchas, trocar de marcha, mudar de marcha
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
engatar marchas, trocar de marcha, mudar de marcha
[no plural] the clothes and things that you use for a particular purpose
acessórios, equipamento
sports gear
(Definition of gear from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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