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Translation of "gear" - English-Catalan dictionary

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)
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