high gear


high gear

noun

Definition of HIGH GEAR

1
:  high 3b
2
:  a state of intense or maximum activity —usually used with into or in <a project in high gear>

Examples of HIGH GEAR

  1. She shifted the car into high gear.

First Known Use of HIGH GEAR

1896

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