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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gear  \Gear\v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Geared};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gearing}.] 
  1.  To  dress;  to  put  gear  on  to  harness. 
 
  2.  (Mach.)  To  provide  with  gearing. 
 
  {Double  geared},  driven  through  twofold  compound  gearing,  to 
  increase  the  force  or  speed;  --  said  of  a  machine. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gearing  \Gear"ing\,  n. 
  1.  Harness. 
 
  2.  (Mach.)  The  parts  by  which  motion  imparted  to  one  portion 
  of  an  engine  or  machine  is  transmitted  to  another, 
  considered  collectively;  as  the  valve  gearing  of 
  locomotive  engine;  belt  gearing;  esp.,  a  train  of  wheels 
  for  transmitting  and  varying  motion  in  machinery. 
 
  {Frictional  gearing}.  See  under  {Frictional}. 
 
  {Gearing  chain},  an  endless  chain  transmitted  motion  from  one 
  sprocket  wheel  to  another.  See  Illust.  of  {Chain  wheel}. 
 
 
  {Spur  gearing},  gearing  in  which  the  teeth  or  cogs  are  ranged 
  round  either  the  concave  or  the  convex  surface  (properly 
  the  latter)  of  a  cylindrical  wheel;  --  for  transmitting 
  motion  between  parallel  shafts,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gearing 
  n  :  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"  [syn:  {gears},  {geartrain}, 
  {power  train},  {train}] 




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