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de·rail·leur

 (dĭ-rā′lər)
n.
A device for shifting gears on a bicycle by moving the chain between sprocket wheels of different sizes.

[French dérailleur, from dérailler, to derail; see derail.]
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derailleur

(dəˈreɪljə)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a mechanism for changing gear on bicycles, consisting of a device that lifts the driving chain from one sprocket wheel to another of different size
[French dérailleur derailer]
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de•rail•leur

(dɪˈreɪ lər)

n.
a gear-shifting mechanism on a bicycle that shifts the drive chain from one sprocket wheel to another.
[1945–50; < French dérailleur literally, a device causing disengagement or derailing]
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derailleur

[dəˈreɪljəʳ] n derailleur gears npl (Cycling) → deragliatore m
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"It's not anything I would ever do, and I was already on my spare bike, so to risk putting my derailleur into Aru's front wheel is just crazy.
"Any suggestion that it was on purpose is just crazy - first of all it's not anything I would ever do, and I was already on my spare bike, so to risk putting my derailleur into Aru's front wheel - it's just crazy.
It's not anything I would do and I was already on my spare bike - so to risk putting my derailleur into Aru's front wheel is just crazy.
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