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  Words related to gear

Related / Similar Words: gear wheel, cogwheel, paraphernalia, appurtenances, gear mechanism, pitch

 

Definition:
  • a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion;
  • equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.;
  • a mechanism for transmitting motion by gears for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle);
  • set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience";

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    Hyponyms: bevel gear, pinion and crown wheel, pinion and ring gear, escape wheel, pinion, planetary gear, epicyclic gear, planet wheel, planet gear, rack and pinion, spur gear, spur wheel, sun gear, worm gear, worm wheel, fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig, kit, outfit, regalia, rigging, stable gear, saddlery, tack, first gear, first, low gear, low, gearset, high gear, high, park, reverse, second gear, second, steering gear, third gear, third, transmission, transmission system, popularize, popularise

     

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