in/into high gear

Definition of in/into high gear

  1. :  in or into a state of great or intense activity The project is now in high gear. Fuel prices are expected to rise as the summer travel season kicks/moves into high gear.

Word by Word Definitions

highplay
  1. :  rising or extending upward a great distance :  taller than average, usual, or expected

    :  having a specified height or elevation :  tall

    :  situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. :  at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

    :  well, luxuriously

  1. :  an elevated place or region: such as

    :  hill, knoll

    :  the space overhead :  sky

gearplay
  1. :  clothing, garments

    :  movable property :  goods

    :  equipment, paraphernalia

  1. :  to provide (machinery) with gearing (see gearing 2)

    :  to connect by gearing (see gearing 1)

    :  to make ready for effective operation


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