reverse gear


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Noun1.reverse gear - the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
gear mechanism, gear - a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)
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reverse gear

n (Aut) → marcia indietro
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Eurostar's new policy to make cyclists dismantle their bikes before boarding created such a storm of protest that it has been put in reverse gear.
Engine: diesel engine, EURO 6 Engine power: minimum 80 KW Transmission: manual gearbox with 5 forwarder gears position and 1 reverse gear position Number of doors: 4+1 ESP (ESC) electronic stability program Driver and co-driver airbags, side airbags (front seats) High adjustable driver seat Central locking system Climate control: Manual air-conditioning system Windows: electric windows front Front fog lights Radio with CD or USB Day-running lights Rear parking sensors Color: metallic black Minimum warrantee of 3 years The vehicles must be in accordance with the civil road transport regulations applied in BiH
These figures make it clear that the UK's export drive is at risk of going into reverse gear, at the time when it needs to be moving forward.
Then they quickly shift from fifth gear to reverse gear.
Admittedly three drivers have attempted to 'park' their cars in the space; however, the first car requires a footbridge to the pavement, the second car obviously does not have a reverse gear to straighten up and the third car has just nosed in on the end in the bit of space that has been left by the other two.
New Delhi, Oct 29 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Balbir Punj on Tuesday said there is absolutely no decision-making under the Congress-led UPA Government's rule, and added that as a result, the Indian economy is in reverse gear.
A patented quarter-turn reverse feature pneumatically locks the tool into forward or reverse gear, preventing accidental direction change during the bore.
A recent incident involved a bus at the Haymarket Bus Station in Newcastle that had no reverse gear.
Bowen has powered to four national titles - and neither boxer has a reverse gear.
TRAVELLING in reverse gear causes almost pounds 409m worth of vehicle damage each year, according to research by Accident Exchange.
In a statement, issued on Tuesday, the LCCI office-bearers said that at a time when the government was striving for attracting foreign investment and encouraging local businesses, the deteriorating law and order situation is putting a reverse gear to all its efforts.
Unlike petrol-powered cars, in which reverse gear allows only low speeds, the LEAF has an electric powertrain that, theoretically, enables it to be driven backwards as fast as it can go forwards.