gear

  • 1 Gear — (g[=e]r), n. [OE. gere, ger, AS. gearwe clothing, adornment, armor, fr. gearo, gearu, ready, yare; akin to OHG. garaw[=i], garw[=i] ornament, dress. See {Yare}, and cf. {Garb} dress.] 1. Clothing; garments; ornaments. [1913 Webster] Array thyself …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 gear — [gir] n. [ME gere, prob. < ON gervi, preparation, ornament, akin to OE gearo, YARE] 1. a) Obs. the clothing and equipment of a soldier, knight, etc. b) clothing; apparel 2. movable property; esp., apparatus or equipment for some particular… …

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  • 3 Gear — ist der Name folgender Personen: Hosea Gear (* 1984), neuseeländischer Rugby Union Spieler John Gear (1825 1900), US amerikanischer Politiker Rico Gear (* 1978), neuseeländischer Rugby Union Spieler Gear ist außerdem der Name des US… …

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  • 4 gear — ► NOUN 1) a toothed wheel that works with others to alter the relation between the speed of an engine and the speed of the driven parts (e.g. wheels). 2) a particular setting of engaged gears. 3) informal apparatus, equipment, or clothing. ► VERB …

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  • 5 gear — gear; gear·less; gear·man; re·gear; un·gear; …

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  • 6 gear — [n1] equipment accessory, accouterment, adjunct, apparatus, appendage, appurtenance, baggage, belongings, contraption, effects, encumbrances, fittings, habiliment, harness, impedimenta, instrument, kit, kit and kaboodle*, luggage, machinery,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 gear — sb., et, gear, ene, i sms. gear , fx gearkasse; skifte gear …

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  • 8 Gear — Gear, v. i. (Mach.) To be in, or come into, gear. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Gear — (g[=e]r) v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Geared} (g[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gearing}.] 1. To dress; to put gear on; to harness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) To provide with gearing. [1913 Webster] 3. To adapt toward some specific purpose; as, they geared… …

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  • 10 gear up — n. To prepare (for an event or activity); as, to gear up for the election campaign. [PJC] …

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  • 11 Gear — разработанный Дмитрием Левиным (ldv) и Алексеем Гладковым (legion) (ALT Linux Team) набор утилит, позволяющий автоматизировать сборку RPM пакетов из дерева исходников, spec файла и минимального набора правил, которые размещены в git репозитории.… …

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  • 12 gear — GEAR, gearuri, s.n. (înv.) Şal oriental (indian); postav oriental fin, cu flori cusute de mână. – Din tc. căr. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  gear s. n., pl. geáruri Trimis de siveco, 21.11.2006. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  geár… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 13 gear — index clothe, device (mechanism), furnish, paraphernalia (apparatus) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 gear — v. tr. 1. Fazer cair geada sobre. 2. Congelar. • v. intr. 3. Cair geada. 4.  [Figurado] Baixar excessivamente a temperatura …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 15 gear — tackle, *equipment, paraphernalia, outfit, apparatus, machinery Analogous words: appurtenances, accessories, adjuncts, appendages (see singular nouns at APPENDAGE): *possessions, belongings, effects, means …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 16 Gear — For the gear like device used to drive a roller chain, see Sprocket. This article is about mechanical gears. For other uses, see Gear (disambiguation). Two meshing gears transmitting rotational motion. Note that the smaller gear is rotating… …

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  • 17 gear — Wheel like part with teeth cut into the rim. When one gear meshes with another gear, it causes the second gear to drive the other and in this way transmits power. When the gears are different sizes (different number of teeth on each gear) the… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 18 gear — gearless, adj. /gear/, n. 1. Mach. a. a part, as a disk, wheel, or section of a shaft, having cut teeth of such form, size, and spacing that they mesh with teeth in another part to transmit or receive force and motion. b. an assembly of such… …

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  • 19 gear — gear1 S3 [gıə US gır] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in cars etc)¦ 2 3 change gear 4¦(equipment)¦ 5¦(clothes)¦ 6¦(machinery)¦ 7¦(drugs)¦ 8 get your ass in gear ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: gearwe] …

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  • 20 gear — I UK [ɡɪə(r)] / US [ɡɪr] noun Word forms gear : singular gear plural gears ** 1) [countable/uncountable] the part of an engine that changes engine power into movement. Most cars in the UK have 5 or 6 gears that you operate yourself change gear:… …

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