gear translation English to Italian: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "gear" - English-Italian dictionary

gear

noun   /ɡɪər/
the parts in a car or bicycle that control how fast the wheels turn cambio 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 prima, seconda, terza, ecc. marcia 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 cambiare (la) marcia 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 cambiare (la) marcia
[no plural] the clothes and things that you use for a particular purpose attrezzatura, tenuta sports gear
(Definition of gear from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
cn u txt?
cn u txt?
by ,
June 28, 2016
by Colin McIntosh The advent of social media has seen a huge increase in the use of informal abbreviations, many recently added to the Cambridge Dictionary. We have always had abbreviations, of course. Well-known examples include IOU (for “I owe you”), used to give an informal written guarantee that you will pay back a sum of

Read More 

Word of the Day

frenemy

a person who pretends to be your friend but is in fact an enemy

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More