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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gear v. t. [imp. & p. p. Geared p. pr. & vb. n. Gearing.]
 1. To dress; to put gear on; to harness.
 2. Mach. To provide with gearing.
 Double geared, driven through twofold compound gearing, to increase the force or speed; -- said of a machine.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gear·ing, n.
 1. Harness.
 2. Mach. The parts by which motion imparted to one portion of an engine or machine is transmitted to another, considered collectively; as, the valve gearing of a locomotive engine; belt gearing; esp., a train of wheels for transmitting and varying motion in machinery.
 Frictional gearing. See under Frictional.
 Gearing chain, an endless chain transmitting motion from one sprocket wheel to another. See Illust. of Chain wheel.
 Spur gearing, gearing in which the teeth or cogs are ranged round either the concave or the convex surface (properly the latter) of a cylindrical wheel; -- for transmitting motion between parallel shafts, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by
          which force is transmitted or motion or torque is
          changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
          [syn: gears, geartrain, power train, train]