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syn·chro·mesh

 (sĭng′krə-mĕsh′, sĭn′-)
n.
1. An automotive gear-shifting system in which the gears are synchronized at the same speeds before engaging to effect a smooth shift.
2. A gear in such a system.
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synchromesh

(ˈsɪŋkrəʊˌmɛʃ)
adj
(Automotive Engineering) (of a gearbox, etc) having a system of clutches that synchronizes the speeds of the driving and driven members before engagement to avoid shock in gear changing and to reduce noise and wear
n
(Automotive Engineering) a gear system having these features
[C20: shortened from synchronized mesh]
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syn•chro•mesh

(ˈsɪŋ krəˌmɛʃ)
n.
a synchronized automotive shifting mechanism.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synchromesh - an automotive system for shifting gears in which the gears revolve at the same speed and so shift smoothly
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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Translations
synkrongirsynkroniseringsynkronisert

synchromesh

[ˈsɪŋkrəʊˈmeʃ] N (also synchromesh gear) → cambio m sincronizado de velocidades
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synchromesh

[ˈsɪŋkrəʊmɛʃ] n (AUTOMOBILES)synchronisation f
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synchromesh

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synchromesh

[ˌsɪŋkrəʊˈmɛʃ] ncambio sincronizzato
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