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LOW GEAR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does low gear mean? 

LOW GEAR (noun)
  The noun LOW GEAR has 1 sense:

1. the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving

  Familiarity information: LOW GEAR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LOW GEAR (noun)


Sense 1low gear [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

first gear; low gear; low; first

Hypernyms ("low gear" is a kind of...):

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

Holonyms ("low gear" is a part of...):

auto; automobile; car; machine; motorcar (a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine)


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