gearchange

noun
gear·change | \ˈgir-ˌchānj \

Definition of gearchange 

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Instead, Eco acts as the default, with relaxed throttle responses and smooth gearchanges. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, "2018 Infiniti QX30," 16 Mar. 2018 The standard short shifter ripped off gearchanges with military precision and satisfying snap while freeing up tiny increments of time to return both hands to the wheel. Josh Jacquot, Car and Driver, "2018 Porsche 911 Carrera T," 20 Dec. 2017 Compared with a dual-clutch ’box, this torque-converter unit’s gearchanges are slower; yet this is not to say it’s slow by any means. Jens Meiners, Car and Driver, "2018 Audi RS4 Avant: A Most Capacious Ass Kicker," 12 Sep. 2017 Transmission shift quality—even with the newer six-speed—can be inconsistent, mixing abrupt gearchanges with stretchy ones. Michael Simari, Car and Driver, "2018 Dodge Journey," 7 Sep. 2017 The only demerit is that there occasionally are abrupt gearchanges. Tony Markovich, Car and Driver, "2017 Ford Edge 3.5L V-6 AWD," 6 July 2017 Compared with a dual-clutch ’box, this torque-converter unit’s gearchanges are slower; yet this is not to say it’s slow by any means. Erik Johnson, Car and Driver, "2018 Audi RS5 Coupe," 28 June 2017

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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