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From Old Norse gervi.

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Gear

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countable and uncountable; plural Gears

Gear (countable and uncountable; plural Gears)
  1. (uncountable) equipment or paraphernalia, especially that used for an athletic endeavor.
  2. (countable) a wheel with grooves (teeth) engraved on the outer circumference, such that two such devices can interlock and convey motion from one to the other.
  3. (countable) a particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular gear ratio is achieved.
  4. (countable) A configuration of the transmission of an motor car so as to achieve a particular ratio of engine to axle torque

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Infinitive
to Gear

Third person singular
Gears

Simple past
Geared

Past participle
Geared

Present participle
Gearing

to Gear (third-person singular simple present Gears, present participle Gearing, simple past and past participle Geared)
  1. To fit with gears in order to achieve a desired gear ratio.

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Gear

  1. (mostly British (Scouse?)) great or fantastic

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Proto-Germanic *jaeram, from Proto-Indo-European *yōr-. Cognate with Old Frisian jēr, Old Saxon jār (Dutch jaar), Old High German jār (German Jahr), Old Norse ár (Danish/Norwegian/Swedish år, Icelandic/Faroese ár), Gothic 𐌾𐌴𐍂 (jer). The IE root is also the source of Greek ὡρα ‘season’, Russian яра, Czech jaro, Lithuanian jore ‘springtime’.

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  • IPA: /jæːɑr/, /jɑːr/

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ġēar n (plural ġēar)

  1. year
    Ðis wæs feorþes geares his rices: this was in the fourth year of his reign. (Anglo-Saxon Chronicle)
  2. the runic character (/j/)

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Latin gelare

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  • IPA: ʒɨˈaɾ

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gear

  1. to freeze

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gear

  1. togetheret:gear

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