running gear

noun

Definition of running gear

1 : the working and carrying parts of a machine (such as a locomotive)
2 : the parts of an automobile chassis not used in developing, transmitting, and controlling power

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Check out our Gear team’s picks for the best fitness trackers, running gear (including shoes and socks), and best headphones. Wired Staff, WIRED, "You’ve Got Microplastics," 23 Aug. 2019 Check out our Gear team’s picks for the best fitness trackers, running gear (including shoes and socks), and best headphones. Wired, "Digital Note-Takers Let You Store and Share Your Scrawlings," 20 Aug. 2019 Check out our Gear team’s picks for the best fitness trackers, running gear (including shoes and socks), and best headphones. Shannon Stirone, WIRED, "Space Photos of the Week: Jupiter’s Big Storm Is Blowing Over," 10 Aug. 2019 Estes and her husband, Jim, also a former Triple Crown winner, owned Fleet Feet Louisville, an athletics store specializing in running gear, 10 years ago when it was located on Bardstown Road. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "Saved! Louisville Triple Crown of Running to continue with new leadership," 7 Aug. 2019 Inside the two sets of running gear were apparently fused into one single system, an impressive feat of garage engineering. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Take a Ride in This Tank Limo for Just $2,000 a Day," 30 July 2019 Check out our Gear team’s picks for the best fitness trackers, running gear (including shoes and socks), and best headphones. Wired, "2 Million People Streamed the Fortnite World Cup Finals," 29 July 2019 Check out our Gear team’s picks for the best fitness trackers, running gear (including shoes and socks), and best headphones. Jess Grey, WIRED, "Cameras, Fans, TVs, and an Instant Pot Are on Sale Right Now," 27 July 2019 Check out our Gear team’s picks for the best fitness trackers, running gear (including shoes and socks), and best headphones. Rocky Kistner, WIRED, "Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry," 12 July 2019

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First Known Use of running gear

1805, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of running gear was in 1805

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