gear - Definition in the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Catalan translation of gear

See all translations

gear

noun
 
/ɡɪər/
the parts in a car or bicycle that control how fast the wheels turn
marxa, velocitat
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
primera, segona, tercera, etc. marxa
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
canviar de marxa
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
canviar de marxa
[no plural] the clothes and things that you use for a particular purpose
equip
sports gear
(Definition of gear from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “gear” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

extra time

a period of time in a sports game in which play continues if neither team has won in the usual time allowed for the game

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More