Definition of Gearcase

1. a casing for gears [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gearcase

gear levers
gear mechanism
gear ratio
gear ratios
gear shift
gear shifts
gear stick
gear sticks
gear train
gear trains
gear up
gear wheel
gear wheels
gearbox
gearboxes
gearcase (current term)
gearcases
gearchange
gearchanges
geare
geared
geares
gearhead
gearheads
gearing
gearings
gearksutite
gearless
gearlike
gearmaker

Literary usage of Gearcase

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"To make the adjustment, turn out the adjusting nut until the play between the shaft and gearcase disappears. It is not necessary to draw the nut up ..."

2. The Modern Gasoline Automobile: Its Design, Construction, Operation and by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1917)
"609.—Unit Power Plant Partially Dismantled to Show Gearset Removed from Engine Base and Clutch Exposed. gearcase. -Driving Sprocket. Change Speed Gearing. ..."

3. Elevators: A Practical Treatise on the Development and Design of Hand, Belt by John H. Jallings (1918)
"But suppose the drum required were of only 12-inch face; one set of arms would be enough, and, while the distance between the outer bearing and the gearcase ..."

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