gear noun (ENGINE PART) translate to Mandarin Chinese

Translation of "gear" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


/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
Does your car have four or five gears?
I couldn't find reverse gear.
The car should be in gear (= with its gears in position, allowing the vehicle to move).
When you start a car you need to be in first/ US also low gear.
figurative After a slow start, the leadership campaign suddenly shifted into top gear (= started to advance very quickly).
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
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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