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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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Foremost the wrap sprang clutch must the blades from the transmission--which gears down the 25,000-rpm motor to 1,500 rpm--when an operator lets go of the tool.
The smiling 17-year-old extended his riding lead over jockey Martin Pedroza at Fairplex, shifting gears down the stretch aboard Warren's Whistle to capture the $50,000 Black Swan Stakes for 2-year-old fillies over the 1 1/16-mile course Tuesday.
If he does trap in the same fashion, he should turn in a prominent pitch and move through the gears down the far side.
HOLDEM SPY just failed to book his place in the Derby final, but his superb gears down the far side are a potent weapon and, should the field bunch up approaching the third turn, Carol Weatherall's charge can loom large and assert his authority as they straighten up for home.
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.