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gear·box

 (gîr′bŏks′)
n.
2. A protective casing for a system of gears.
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gearbox

(ˈɡɪəˌbɒks)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) the metal casing within which a train of gears is sealed
2. (Automotive Engineering) this metal casing and its contents, esp in a motor vehicle
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gear′box`

or gear′ box`,



n.
a transmission, as of an automobile.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gearbox - the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed
casing, shell, case - the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
transmission system, transmission - the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle
transmission shaft - rotating shaft that transmits rotary motion from the engine to the differential
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Translations
عُلْبَةُ التُّروسعُلْبَة المُسَنَّنات
převodovkapřevodová skříň
gearkasse
caja de cambioscaja de velocidades
vaihdelaatikko
boîte de vitessesboite de vitesse
mjenjačka kutija
gírkassi
ギアボックス
기어박스
rýchlostná skriňa
växellåda
กระปุกเกียร์
hộp số

gearbox

[ˈgɪəbɒks] N (Aut) → caja f de cambios or velocidades (Mech) → caja f de engranajes
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gearbox

gear box [ˈgɪərbɒks] nboîte f de vitessegear lever gear shift (US) nlevier m de vitesse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

gearbox

[ˈgɪəˌbɒks] n (Aut) → scatola del cambio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

gear

(giə) noun
1. (usually in plural) a set of toothed wheels which act together to carry motion. a car with automatic gears.
2. a combination of these wheels, eg in a car. The car is in first gear.
3. a mechanism used for a particular purpose. an aeroplane's landing-gear.
4. the things needed for a particular job, sport etc. sports gear.
ˈgearbox noun
the part of a car etc which has the gears in it.
gear lever/change/stick (British), gear shift
(American) the apparatus in a car etc which is used to change gear.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

gearbox

عُلْبَةُ التُّروس převodovka gearkasse Schaltgetriebe κιβώτιο ταχυτήτων caja de cambios vaihdelaatikko boîte de vitesses mjenjačka kutija cambio ギアボックス 기어박스 versnellingsbak girkasse skrzynia biegów caixa de engrenagem, caixa de velocidades коробка передач växellåda กระปุกเกียร์ vites kutusu hộp số 齿轮箱
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