gear|change


gear|change
gear|change «GIHR CHAYNJ», noun.
Especially British. gearshift.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • change — change1 [ tʃeındʒ ] verb *** ▸ 1 become/make different ▸ 2 start something new ▸ 3 replace someone/something ▸ 4 put on different clothes ▸ 5 get on different vehicle ▸ 6 exchange money ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to become… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • change — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 becoming/making sb/sth different ADJECTIVE ▪ big, considerable, dramatic, drastic, enormous, extensive, far reaching, fundamental, important …   Collocations dictionary

  • gear — Wheel like part with teeth cut into the rim. When one gear meshes with another gear, it causes the second gear to drive the other and in this way transmits power. When the gears are different sizes (different number of teeth on each gear) the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • change down — (motoring) To change to a lower gear • • • Main Entry: ↑change * * * ˌchange ˈdown [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they change down he/she/it …   Useful english dictionary


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