Definition of gearing
1 : the act or process of providing or fitting with gears
2 : the parts by which motion is transmitted from one portion of machinery to another; especially : a train of gears
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Negative gearing allows investors to claim a deduction on their overall tax bill for any loss generated by a rental property.
All gearing is internal, meaning no derailleurs to break, bend, or fall out of tune.
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First Known Use of gearing
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Definition of gearing for English Language Learners
: the parts that transfer motion from one part of a machine to another
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