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Synonyms for gear

Synonyms for gear

things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

to supply what is needed for some activity or purpose

Synonyms for gear

wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed

a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc

set the level or character of

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69sec over Plough Lane's 480 metres in defeating Rally Town by two and threequarter lengths last week, Norah McEllistrim's Cloheena Cash can make the bend just ahead of Cinderella Man and move through the gears down the back-straight.
Indeed, there can be a case made for hoping that he misses the break and tracks the leaders off the second bend before going through the gears down the back-straight.
If he does negotiate the opening couple of bends without any hassle, watch him move through the gears down the far side to put the issue beyond doubt.
Well-housed on the inside, he can tuck in just off the pace before steadily moving through the gears down the far side to head the opposition off approaching the third turn.
If he manages to turn the opening bends unscathed, it will be disappointing if he failed to go onto land the spoils after moving through the gears down the back-straight.