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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.
(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
(Automotive Engineering) a gear system having these features
[C20: shortened from synchronized mesh]
a synchronized automotive shifting mechanism.
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|Noun||1.||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"