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Noun
Equipment or apparatus that is used for a particular purpose
“There is protective gear and people are safe that way.”
Noun
Toothed part of wheel
“The aim of nanotechnology is to manipulate molecules atom by atom, treating them like mechanical devices with gears, wheels, levers, hooks, pivots, locks and keys.”
Noun
Clothing, especially of a specified kind
“Have you considered putting them in cool leather biker gear or spandex outfits?”
Noun
Personal possessions and clothes
“They helped us put our gear in the van.”
Noun
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
Noun
A particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular gear ratio is achieved
“The boat's steering gear failed.”
Verb
To prepare or organize for something
“Colleges are not always geared towards the needs of mature students.”
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