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gear /ɡɪə $ ɡɪr/ noun

انتقال دادن ، جعبه دنده ، ابزار ، چرخ دنده ، مجموع چرخهای دنده دار ، اسباب ، لوازم ، ادوات ، افزار ، الات ، جامه ، پوشش ، دنده دار (یادندانه دار) کردن ، اماده کارکردن ، پوشانیدن ، علوم مهندسی: چرخ دنده ، عمران: دنده ، معماری: دنده ، علوم نظامی: وسایل لباس مخصوص

: gear (high)

علوم نظامی: دنده قوی
- cog, cogwheel, gearwheel
- mechanism, cogs, machinery, works
- equipment, accoutrements, apparatus, instruments, paraphernalia, supplies, tackle, tools
- clothing, clothes, costume, dress, garments, outfit, togs, wear
- equip, adapt, adjust, fit
Related Words: accessories, adjuncts, appendages, appurtenances, belongings, effects, means, possessions
English Thesaurus: clothes, clothing, garment, dress, wear, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. gear1 S3 /ɡɪə $ ɡɪr/ noun
[Language: Old English; Origin: gearwe]

1. IN CARS ETC [uncountable and countable] the machinery in a vehicle such as a car, truck, or bicycle that you use to go comfortably at different speeds:
His mountain bike had 18 gears.
Andy drove cautiously along in third gear.
Does this thing have a reverse gear?
Any cyclist can climb a difficult hill; you just change gear.
Don’t turn off the engine while you’re still in gear.
It’s a good habit to take the car out of gear while you’re at a stoplight.

2. [uncountable and countable] used to talk about the amount of effort and energy that someone is using in a situation:
During this period, Japan’s export industries were in top gear (=were as active as they could be).
The Republican’s propaganda machine moved into high gear.
step up a gear British English (=increase the level of effort)
United stepped up a gear in the second half.

3. change gear British English, change/switch/shift gears American English to start doing something in a different way, especially using more or less energy or effort:
The boss expects us to be able to change gear just like that.

4. EQUIPMENT [uncountable] a set of equipment or tools you need for a particular activity:
He’s crazy about photography – he’s got all the gear.
We’ll need some camping gear.

5. CLOTHES [uncountable] a set of clothes that you wear for a particular occasion or activity:
Bring your rain gear.
police in riot gear

6. MACHINERY [uncountable] a piece of machinery that performs a particular job:
the landing gear of a plane
heavy lifting gear

7. DRUGS [uncountable] British English informal a word meaning illegal drugs, used by people who take drugs

8. get your ass in gear American English informal used to tell someone to hurry Synonym : move your ass:
You’d better get your ass in gear – you’re late.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. gear2 verb [transitive]
be geared to somebody/something to be organized in a way that is suitable for a particular purpose or situation:
The typical career pattern was geared to men whose wives didn’t work.
be geared to do something
The course curriculum is geared to span three years.
gear up phrasal verb
to prepare for something
gear up for
The organization is gearing up for a convention in May.
gear up/be geared up to do something
Fast food restaurants are geared up to serve thousands of people daily.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. in a vehicle
ADJ. bottom, top driving along in top gear
high, low | first, second, etc. | reverse
VERB + GEAR engage, select Engage first gear and move off.
change, change into, move into, put/slam/slip sth into, shift (into), switch It's difficult to steer and change gear at the same time. She put the car into first gear and drove off. (figurative) The party organization is moving into top gear as the election approaches.
move up, step up (often figurative) Coming out of the final bend, the runner stepped up a gear to overtake the rest of the pack.
crash, grind He was crashing the gears because he was so nervous.
GEAR + NOUN change She made a smooth gear change.
lever, stick (also gearstick)
PREP. in (a/the) ~ driving along in third gear Some drivers leave the car in gear when parking on hills.
out of ~ Leave the car out of gear.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. equipment/clothes
ADJ. camping, climbing, fishing, running, sports, swimming, walking | breathing firemen in breathing gear
landing, winding the plane's landing gear
combat, riot | outdoor | designer wearing expensive designer gear
VERB + GEAR be dressed in, have on, wear She had her running gear on.
put on, take off
PREP. in … ~ a group of young men in combat gear

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

verb be geared to/towards sth
ADV. completely, entirely, exclusively, totally an economy exclusively geared towards tourism
primarily | specifically Our training programmes are geared specifically to the needs of older workers.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


first/second/third etc gear
The heavy traffic meant that we seldom got out of second gear.
a low gear (=first or second gear)
You should use a low gear when going up a hill.
a high gear (=third, fourth, or fifth gear)
Put the car into a higher gear.
top gear British English (=the highest gear)
Hamilton slipped effortlessly into top gear.
bottom gear British English (=the lowest gear)
The car trundled slowly forward in bottom gear.
reverse gear (=for driving backwards)
He put the truck into reverse gear.
change gear (also switch/shift gears American English)
It takes some time to learn when to change gear.
put the car etc into (first/second/third etc) gear
He put the car into gear, and they moved slowly forwards.
engage first/second etc gear (=put the car into gear)
Nick struggled to engage first gear.
be in the wrong gear
The straining noises from the engine told him that he was in the wrong gear.
crunch/grind the gears (=change gear in a way that makes an unpleasant noise)
He crunched the gears into reverse.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

See: high gear , slip a cog or slip a gear , throw out of gear

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

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