Definition of shift lever in English:

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shift lever

noun

North American
Another term for gear lever.
Example sentences
  • When the shift occurs, either via paddles located behind the steering wheel, the shift lever or in automatic mode, the clutch on the engaged gear opens as the clutch on the next gear closes.
  • The vehicle is available with a six-passenger configuration, which does away with the center console and puts the gear shift lever on the steering column.
  • An available six-speed automatic transmission can be manually controlled by the shift lever and by steering wheel-mounted paddles.

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