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French translation of “gear”

gear

noun /ɡiə/
(usually in plural) a set of toothed wheels which act together to carry motion
engrenage
a car with automatic gears.
a combination of these wheels, eg in a car
changement de vitesse
The car is in first gear.
a mechanism used for a particular purpose
mécanisme
an aeroplane’s landing-gear.
the things needed for a particular job, sport etc
équipement
sports gear.
gearbox noun the part of a car etc which has the gears in it.
boîte de vitesses
gear lever/change/stick (British gear shift) (American ) the apparatus in a car etc which is used to change gear.
levier de vitesse
(Definition of gear from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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