Entry from US English dictionary
An automotive transmission consisting of a system of interlocking gear wheels and a lever that enables the driver to shift gears manually.
- The best car I had was a Toyota Camry with manual transmission and front wheel drive.
- Also, it had a 3-speed automatic transmission or a 5-speed manual transmission.
- My-rally-car-for-the-day had Subaru's standard 5-speed manual transmission coupled with continuous all-wheel drive.
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Syllabification: man·u·al trans·mis·sion
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