Definition of gear

Definition of gear
  1. gear Noun equipment or paraphernalia, especially that used for an athletic endeavor.
  2. gear Noun 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. gear Noun a particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular "gear ratio" is achieved.
  4. gear Noun A configuration of the transmission of an motor car so as to achieve a particular ratio of engine to axle torque
  5. gear Verb To fit with gears in order to achieve a desired "gear ratio".
  6. gear Interjection ("mostly British (Scouse)") great or fantastic
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