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)
Translations

reverse gear

n (Aut) → marcia indietro
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As Ochilo, I don't have a reverse gear when it comes to matters of justice, democracy, and public service," he said.
Actually, Nasa's vehicle has no reverse gear and from tomorrow, it will not have brakes,' he said at the coalition's offices in Lavington, Nairobi.
Limited Tenders are invited for Pin For Reverse Gear
Shakoor said a sea of masses would take to streets if they tried to apply reverse gear to corruption.
The vehicle is equipped with electric battery packs stored in its base and features a reverse gear, touchscreen dashboard and a smart seat that can automatically adjust to suit each rider.
Evans might bounce back or he may be stuck in reverse gear but what is certain is the Radio 2 breakfast host will come to regret being so arrogant on the way up when he has such a long way to fall.
Both transmissions offer up to four reverse gear ratios.
The new gearbox is a conventional unit which comes with a torque convertor and has six forward gears and one reverse gear - compared to the traditional five plus one in its contemporaries.
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.
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.