gearshift

noun gear·shift \ ˈgir-ˌshift \

Definition of gearshift

:a mechanism by which the transmission gears in a power-transmission system are engaged and disengaged; also :a lever for controlling such a mechanism

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First Known Use of gearshift

circa 1924


GEARSHIFT Defined for English Language Learners

gearshift

noun

Definition of gearshift for English Language Learners

  • : a lever or other device that is moved to change gears in a car, on a bicycle, etc.


GEARSHIFT Defined for Kids

gearshift

noun gear·shift \ ˈgir-ˌshift \

Definition of gearshift for Students

:a mechanism by which gears are connected and disconnected


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