stick shift


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stick shift

stick shift

n
1. (Automotive Engineering)
a. a manually operated transmission system in a motor vehicle
b. a motor vehicle having manual transmission
2. (Automotive Engineering) a gear lever

stick′ shift`


n.
a manual transmission for a motor vehicle, with the shift lever set either in the floor or on the steering column.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stick shift - a transmission that is operated manually with a gear lever and a clutch pedalstick shift - a transmission that is operated manually with a gear lever and a clutch pedal
transmission system, transmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
Translations

stick shift

n (Am) (Aut) → cambio manuale
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