gear lever

(redirected from gearsticks)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to gearsticks: gear lever, Gear selector

gear lever

(ˈɡɪəˌʃɪft) or

gearshift

n
(Automotive Engineering) a lever used to move gearwheels relative to each other, esp in a motor vehicle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gear lever - a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gearsgear lever - a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears; "in Britain they call a gearshift a gear lever"
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
References in periodicals archive ?
Our study shows that gearsticks are also year-sticks for UK motorists.
There are people who fancy the idea of a 4x4 vehicle but are fazed by the sight of a monster mud-plugger with a couple of gearsticks.
THERE are people who fancy the idea of a 4 x 4 vehicle but are fazed by the sight of a monster mud -plugger with a couple of gearsticks.