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Translation of "gear" - English-Japanese dictionary

gear

noun   /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
(Definition of gear from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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