Found 3 items, similar to gear.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in
order to change the speed or direction of transmitted
motion [syn: gear wheel
2: a mechanism for transmitting motion by gears for some
specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle) [syn:
3: equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a
particular operation or sport etc. [syn: paraphernalia
v : set the level or character of; “She pitched her speech to
the teenagers in the audience”
English → English
(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.
1. Clothing; garments; ornaments.
Array thyself in thy most gorgeous gear. --Spenser.
2. Goods; property; household stuff. --Chaucer.
Homely gear and common ware. --Robynson
3. Whatever is prepared for use or wear; manufactured stuff
Clad in a vesture of unknown gear. --Spenser.
4. The harness of horses or cattle; trapping.
5. Warlike accouterments. [Scot.] --Jamieson.
6. Manner; custom; behavior. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
7. Business matters; affairs; concern. [Obs.]
Thus go they both together to their gear. --Spenser.
(a) A toothed wheel, or cogwheel; as, a spur gear, or a
bevel gear; also, toothed wheels, collectively.
(b) An apparatus for performing a special function;
gearing; as, the feed gear of a lathe.
(c) Engagement of parts with each other; as, in gear; out
9. pl. (Naut.) See 1st Jeer
10. Anything worthless; stuff; nonsense; rubbish. [Obs. or
Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
That servant of his that confessed and uttered this
gear was an honest man. --Latimer.
. See Bevel gear
, a mortise gear, or its skeleton. See Mortise wheel
, under Mortise
(Steam Engine), the arrangement of parts for
cutting off steam at a certain part of the stroke, so as
to leave it to act upon the piston expansively; the
cut-off. See under Expansion
. See Feed motion
, under Feed
, a machine or tool for forming the teeth of
gear wheels by cutting.
, any cogwheel.
. See under Running
To throw in gear
or To throw out of gear
connect or disconnect (wheelwork or couplings, etc.); to
put in, or out of, working relation.
, v. i. (Mach.)
To be in, or come into, gear.
(g[=e]r) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Geared
pr. & vb. n. Gearing
1. To dress; to put gear on; to harness.
2. (Mach.) To provide with gearing.
3. To adapt toward some specific purpose; as, they geared
their advertising for maximum effect among teenagers.
, driven through twofold compound gearing, to
increase the force or speed; -- said of a machine.