Noun Definition

gear

1.Definition: a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

Related Noun(s):cogwheel

Category: Objects

3.Definition: equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

Related Noun(s):paraphernalia, appurtenance

Category: Objects

4.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):geartrain, train, gearing

Category: Objects