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1. The gear configuration of a transmission that produces the lowest vehicular speed relative to engine speed.
2. A state of minimum activity, energy, or force: The project went into low gear during summer vacation.
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|Noun||1.||low gear - the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving|
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
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