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Main Entry: 1gear
Pronunciation: primarystressgi(schwa)r
Function: noun
1 : EQUIPMENT 2 <fishing gear> <camping gear> <electronic gear>
2 a : a mechanism that performs a specific function in a machine <steering gear> b : a toothed wheel : COGWHEEL
3 a : working order, relation, or adjustment <got her career in gear> b : one of the adjustments of a transmission (as of a bicycle or motor vehicle) that determine the direction of travel and the relative speed of the engine and the vehicle
- gear·less /-lschwas/ adjective

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