gear ratio

noun

: the ratio of the angular speed of the initial or driving member of a gear train or equivalent mechanism to that of the final or driven member
specifically : the number of engine revolutions per revolution of the rear wheels of an automobile

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“Gear ratio.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gear%20ratio. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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