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Translation of "gear" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

gear

noun (ENGINE PART) 发动机部件     /ɡɪər/ US  /ɡɪr/
[C or U] a device, often consisting of connecting sets of wheels with teeth (= points) around the edge, that controls how much power from an engine goes to the moving parts of a machine 挡,排挡;传动装置 Does your car have four or five gears? 你的车是4挡的还是5挡的? I couldn't find reverse gear. 我找不着倒挡了。 The car should be in gear (= with its gears in position, allowing the vehicle to move). 车挡应该挂着。 When you start a car you need to be in first/ US also low gear. 汽车启动时应该挂第一挡。 figurative After a slow start, the leadership campaign suddenly shifted into top gear (= started to advance very quickly). 争夺领导权的竞选活动启动缓慢,但是后来却突然开足了马力紧锣密鼓地进行起来。 The engine and engine partsEngines and motors change gear UK ( US also shift gear) to change the position of the gears to make a vehicle go faster or more slowly 换挡 Driving and operating road vehicles
(Definition of gear noun (ENGINE PART) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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