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reverse gear

Syllabification: re·verse gear

Definition of reverse gear in English:

noun

A gear used to make a vehicle or piece of machinery move or work backward.
Example sentences
  • The jeep slowly starts ascending in the top gears with frequent reverse gears at the u-turns.
  • The system is based on the 5-speed transaxle on the Opel Astra with fifth gear and reverse gear eliminated.
  • The only vehicles which had more reverse gears were Italian tanks in the last war, so the saying went.

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