Entry from US English dictionary
(In a gearbox, transmission, etc.) the ratio between the rates at which the last and first gears rotate.
- Players can tweak tire usage, the suspension, gear ratio, power ratio and steering.
- But with a geared transmission, you have to choose whatever speed the given gear ratio provides.
- If you want more leverage on the rear wheel, you need to change to a lower gear ratio or use longer cranks for the same gear ratio.
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Syllabification: gear ra·ti·o
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