Translation of "gear" - English-Japanese dictionary

gear

noun uk /ɡɪər/ us /ɡɪər/

the parts in a car or bicycle that control how fast the wheels turn

(車・自転車の)ギア
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

1速(ローギア)、2速(セカンドギア)、3速(サードギア)、等
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

ギアチェンジする, 変速する
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

ギアチェンジする, 変速する

[ no plural ] the clothes and things that you use for a particular purpose

道具, ~用品
sports gear

(Translation of “gear” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)