Definition of Gearshift

1. Noun. A mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears. "In Britain they call a gearshift a gear lever"

Exact synonyms: Gear Lever, Gearstick, Shifter
Generic synonyms: Mechanical Device
Group relationships: Automotive Vehicle, Motor Vehicle
Derivative terms: Shift



Definition of Gearshift

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of gear shift) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gearshift

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gearshift

geare
geared
geares
gearhead
gearheads
gearing
gearings
gearksutite
gearless
gearlike
gearmaker
gearmakers
gears
gearset
gearsets
gearshift (current term)
gearshifts
gearstick
gearsticks
geartrain
gearwheel
gearwheels
gearwork
geas
geason
geat
geats
gebang palm
gebhardite
gebur

Literary usage of Gearshift

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

1. Electrical Equipment of the Motor Car by David Penn Moreton, Darwin S. Hatch (1918)
"CHAPTER XXVII Electric gearshifts and Transmissions THE electric gearshift is another valuable addition to the electrical equipment of the motor car which ..."

2. Starting, Lighting and Ignition Systems, Elementary Principles, Practical by Victor Wilfred Pagé (1916)
"The Vulcan Electric gearshift.—A new system of gear shifting has been recently developed which depends on the use of electric current to shift the gears ..."

3. Gasoline and how to Use it by George Arthur Burrell, Oil statistical society, inc., Boston (1916)
"... gearshift connecting-rod High gearshift connecting-rod gearshift hand ... may be omitted) gearshift housing (center control) gearshift gate Group 4 ..."

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