Translation of "gear" - English-Italian dictionary

gear

noun uk /ɡɪər/ us /ɡɪər/

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

cambio
I have a mountain bike with 21 gears. Ho una mountain bike con 21 marce.
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. Ho lasciato la macchina in / prima marcia.
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. In salita ho cambiato marcia.
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 attrezzatura sportiva

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