manual transmission

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.

Word by Word Definitions

manual play
  1. : of, relating to, or involving the hands

  2. : worked or done by hand and not by machine

  3. : requiring or using physical skill and energy

  1. : a book that is conveniently handled

  2. : the prescribed movements in the handling of a weapon or other military item during a drill or ceremony

  3. : a keyboard for the hands

transmission play
  1. : an act, process, or instance of transmitting

  2. : the passage of radio waves in the space between transmitting and receiving stations

  3. : an assembly of parts including the speed-changing gears and the driveshaft by which the power is transmitted from an engine to a live axle


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