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Meaning of gear

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  gear
      n 1: a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in
           order to change the speed or direction of transmitted
           motion [syn: {gear}, {gear wheel}, {geared wheel},
           {cogwheel}]
      2: wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by
         which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed;
         "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain" [syn:
         {gearing}, {gear}, {geartrain}, {power train}, {train}]
      3: a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose
         (as the steering gear of a vehicle) [syn: {gear}, {gear
         mechanism}]
      4: equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a
         particular operation or sport etc. [syn: {gear},
         {paraphernalia}, {appurtenance}]
      v 1: set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to
           the teenagers in the audience" [syn: {gear}, {pitch}]


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