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Definition of Gear


  1. Clothing; garments; ornaments.
  2. Goods; property; household stuff.
  3. Whatever is prepared for use or wear; manufactured stuff or material.
  4. The harness of horses or cattle; trapping.
  5. Warlike accouterments.
  6. Manner; custom; behavior.
  7. Business matters; affairs; concern.
  8. A toothed wheel, or cogwheel; as, a spur gear, or a bevel gear; also, toothed wheels, collectively.
  9. An apparatus for performing a special function; gearing; as, the feed gear of a lathe.
  10. Engagement of parts with each other; as, in gear; out of gear.
  11. See 1st Jeer (b).
  12. Anything worthless; stuff; nonsense; rubbish.
  13. To dress; to put gear on; to harness.
  14. To provide with gearing.
  15. To be in, or come into, gear.
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Gear Translations

gear in Danish is gear
gear in Dutch is kamrad, tandrad, tandwiel, kamwiel
gear in German is Zahnrad, Getriebe, Getriebe, Zahnrad
gear in Italian is andamento
gear in Latin is supellex supellectilis, apparatus
gear in Norwegian is redskap, utstyr, gir
gear in Portuguese is engrenagem
gear in Spanish is marcha, funcionamiento