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See definition of gears on Dictionary.com
  • as inmechanism
  • as intransmission

synonyms for gears

  • instrument
  • structure
  • system
  • tool
  • apparatus
  • appliance
  • components
  • contrivance
  • doohickey
  • gadget
  • gimmick
  • innards
  • machinery
  • motor
  • workings
  • works
  • black box
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How to use gears in a sentence

I suppose it's some parental promise she's made, or some skin-game buyer has been through here and threw a wrench in the gears.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
The purpose of this appliance is to provide a horizontal shaft upon which pulleys or driving gears may be mounted.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
But all the answer they got was, an emphatic "Don't change gears as if you were running a thrashing machine, Mac."
RED PEPPER BURNSGRACE S. RICHMOND
He directed his car into the garage with noiseless shifting of gears.
MARY LOUISE AND JOSIE O'GORMANEMMA SPEED SAMPSON
The gears on the mechanical computer were really sharp and precise; they looked like you could cut yourself on them.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
Figure 249 represents three bevil gears, the upper of which is line shaded, forming an excellent example for the student to copy.
MECHANICAL DRAWING SELF-TAUGHTJOSHUA ROSE
Can my invention be made to do better work by putting in gears in place of that sprocket chain?
HOW TO SUCCEED AS AN INVENTORGOODWIN B. SMITH
If there should be a tight spot between these two gears it will react disadvantageously on the magneto.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
With overhead cam-shafts, bevel gears work out very well in practice, as in the Hall-Scott motors and others of that type.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
When two gears of equal size mesh together, the pitch line, or the pitch circle, as it isp.
PRACTICAL MECHANICS FOR BOYSJ. S. ZERBE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO GEARS

  • apparatus
  • appliance
  • black box
  • components
  • contrivance
  • doohickey
  • gadget
  • gears
  • gimmick
  • innards
  • instrument
  • machinery
  • motor
  • structure
  • system
  • tool
  • workings
  • works
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.