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Gear vs. Geer — What's the Difference?

Gear vs. Geer — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Gear and Geer

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Gear

A gear is a rotating circular machine part having cut teeth or, in the case of a cogwheel or gearwheel, inserted teeth (called cogs), which mesh with another toothed part to transmit torque. A gear may also be known informally as a cog.

Geer

Geer is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in Province of Liège. On January 1, 2006, Geer had a total population of 2,854.

Gear

A toothed wheel that works with others to alter the relation between the speed of a driving mechanism (such as the engine of a vehicle) and the speed of the driven parts (the wheels)
A racing bike with ten-speed gears

Geer

Obsolete form of gear

Gear

Equipment or apparatus that is used for a particular purpose
Camping gear
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Geer

See Gear, Gearing.

Gear

Design or adjust the gears in a machine to give a specified speed or power output
The vehicle's geared too high for serious off-road use

Gear

A toothed machine part, such as a wheel or cylinder, that meshes with another toothed part to transmit motion or to change speed or direction.

Gear

A complete assembly that performs a specific function in a larger machine.

Gear

A transmission configuration for a specific ratio of engine to axle torque in a motor vehicle.

Gear

Equipment, such as tools or clothing, used for a particular activity
Fishing gear.

Gear

Clothing and accessories
The latest gear for teenagers.

Gear

Personal belongings, including clothing
Keeps her gear in a trunk.

Gear

The harness for a horse.

Gear

A ship's rigging.

Gear

A sailor's personal effects.

Gear

To equip with gears.

Gear

To connect by gears.

Gear

To put into gear.

Gear

To adjust or adapt so as to make suitable
Geared the speech to a conservative audience.

Gear

To provide with gear; equip.

Gear

To come into or be in gear.

Gear

To shift a transmission
Geared down to take the curve.

Gear

To become adjusted so as to fit or blend.

Gear

(uncountable) Equipment or paraphernalia, especially that used for an athletic endeavor.

Gear

Clothing; garments.

Gear

(obsolete) Goods; property; household items.

Gear

(countable) A wheel with grooves (teeth) engraved on the outer circumference, such that two such devices can interlock and convey motion from one to the other; a gear wheel.

Gear

A particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular gear ratio is achieved.

Gear

A configuration of the transmission of a motor car so as to achieve a particular ratio of engine to axle torque.

Gear

(aviation) landing gear
Gear-up landing
Get the gear down quick!

Gear

Recreational drugs, including steroids.

Gear

Stuff.

Gear

(obsolete) Business matters; affairs; concern.

Gear

Anything worthless; nonsense; rubbish.

Gear

To provide with gearing; to fit with gears in order to achieve a desired gear ratio.

Gear

To be in, or come into, gear.

Gear

To dress; to put gear on; to harness.

Gear

(usually with to or toward(s)) To design or devise (something) so as to be suitable (for a particular type of person or a particular purpose).
This shop is not really geared towards people of our age.
They have geared the hotel mainly at tourists.

Gear

(finance) To borrow money in order to invest it in assets.

Gear

Great or fantastic

Gear

Clothing; garments; ornaments.
Array thyself in thy most gorgeous gear.

Gear

Goods; property; household stuff.
Homely gear and common ware.

Gear

Whatever is prepared for use or wear; manufactured stuff or material.
Clad in a vesture of unknown gear.

Gear

The harness of horses or cattle; trapping.

Gear

Warlike accouterments.

Gear

Manner; custom; behavior.

Gear

Business matters; affairs; concern.
Thus go they both together to their gear.

Gear

A toothed wheel, or cogwheel; as, a spur gear, or a bevel gear; also, toothed wheels, collectively.

Gear

See 1st Jeer (b).

Gear

Anything worthless; stuff; nonsense; rubbish.
That servant of his that confessed and uttered this gear was an honest man.

Gear

To dress; to put gear on; to harness.

Gear

To provide with gearing.

Gear

To adapt toward some specific purpose; as, they geared their advertising for maximum effect among teenagers.

Gear

To be in, or come into, gear.

Gear

A toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

Gear

A mechanism for transmitting motion by gears for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

Gear

Equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

Gear

Set the level or character of;
She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience

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