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gear·head

 (gîr′hĕd′)
n. Slang
One who is knowledgeable or enthusiastic about the equipment and functioning of mechanical devices, especially automobiles.
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gearhead

(ˈɡɪəˌhɛd)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a mechanical device which increases the torque of a gear mechanism
2. informal a technology enthusiast
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