gear down


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gear down

vb
(tr, adverb) to adapt to a new situation by decreasing output, intensity of operations, etc
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w>gear down

vi (driver)herunterschalten, in einen niedrigeren Gang schalten
vt sep engineniedertouriger auslegen or machen; (fig)drosseln
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A six-speed automatic transmission is complemented by a tiptronic manual option, although the gear up and gear down buttons are small and located on the side of the gearstick, which is pretty disconcerting at first compared to paddle or stick shifters.
Golden Horn should again be able to demonstrate his impressive change of gear down the long Knavesmire straight.
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Pensabene to maneuver under the hovering aircraft and pry the nose landing gear down.
In days like this it is typical of bureaucracy to gear down in fear of corruption allegations," said a senior procurement official.
Get your backsides into gear down there and give me a bell.
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Clarke also said that Gabba is a great place to score runs for a batsman, adding that a player never forgets the first time he walks into the Gabba change rooms and put his gear down, following which he realises the sense of belonging to the team.
But the rest was very much the same as he moved into top gear down the back and was going further and further clear all the way to the escape.
Not only this, ISI personnel help those groups with strategic planning, even counseling them when to step up and when to gear down their operations, it said.
4 million motorists are putting lives in danger by freewheeling out of gear down hills to save fuel.
We can gear down in times like these and grow our company on our onshore assets.