manual transmission

noun

Definition of manual transmission

: a system for changing gears that has to be operated by the driver I can't drive her car because it has a manual transmission instead of an automatic transmission.

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“Manual transmission.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manual%20transmission. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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