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gearing - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'gearing' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Gearing [ n.]
- Harness.
- The parts by which motion imparted to one portion of an engine or machine is transmitted to another, considered collectively; as, the valve gearing of locomotive engine; belt gearing; esp., a train of wheels for transmitting and varying motion in machinery.
2 . Gearing [ p. pr. & vb. n.]
- of Gear

Meaning of 'gearing' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . gearing [ n]
Meaning (1):
- wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed
Example in sentence:
  • the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain