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NOUN (1)

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

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gearing \Gear"ing\, n. 1. Harness. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gear \Gear\ (g[=e]r) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Geared (g[=e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Gearing.] 1. To dress; to put gear on; to harness. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) To provide with gearing. [1913 Webster] 3. To adapt toward some specific purpose; as, they geared their advertising for maximum effect among teenagers. [PJC] Double geared, driven through twofold compound gearing, to increase the force or speed; -- said of a machine. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gearing n 1: 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: gearing, gear, geartrain, power train, train]