Translation of "gear" - English-Portuguese dictionary

gear

noun uk /ɡɪər/

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

marcha
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

primeira, segunda, terceira, etc. marcha
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

engatar marchas, trocar de marcha, mudar de marcha
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

engatar marchas, trocar de marcha, mudar de marcha

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

acessórios, equipamento
sports gear

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