Definition of gearshift
- A new, eight-speed automatic transmission makes gear shifts based in part on g-forces that the car encounters during spirited driving.
- —Ann M. Job
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: a lever or other device that is moved to change gears in a car, on a bicycle, etc.
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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