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Translation of "gear" - English-Spanish dictionary

gear

noun   /ɡɪər/
the parts in a car or bicycle that control how fast the wheels turn marcha, velocidad 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 primera, segunda, tercera, 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 cambiar 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 cambiar de marcha
[no plural] the clothes and things that you use for a particular purpose equipo sports gear
(Definition of gear from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

gear

noun /ɡiə/
(usually in plural) a set of toothed wheels which act together to carry motion engranaje a car with automatic gears.
a combination of these wheels, eg in a car marcha The car is in first gear.
a mechanism used for a particular purpose mecanismo an aeroplane’s landing-gear.
the things needed for a particular job, sport etc equipo; bártulos, trastos sports gear.
gearbox noun
the part of a car etc which has the gears in it. caja de cambios/velocidades
gear lever/change/stick ( gear shift)
(American ) the apparatus in a car etc which is used to change gear. palanca de marchas/cambio
(Definition of gear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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