sliding gear

noun

Definition of sliding gear

: a change gear in which speed changes are made by sliding gear wheels along their axes so as to place them in or out of mesh

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History and Etymology for sliding gear

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“Sliding gear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sliding%20gear. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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