equipment, clothing, etc. needed for an expedition, a sport, etc.
set of toothed wheels which fit into another set to transmit power from a vehicle's engine to its road wheels
change a part of a machine which has a special use in controlling a vehicle
adjust one thing to the working of another; make dependence on
put especially oneself into a state of excited or anxious expectation about an activity
"the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
"She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
Peasants in their homely gear.
Prince William..starts new fashions in toddler gear.
You have to gear down when you drive uphill.
上坡行驶时必须换慢挡。 gear sth ⇔ down
The courses have been geared down to lower ability of students in these special classes.
We have to gear our lives to the new changes.
Education should be geared to the children's needs and abilities.
车开得足够快时,你就能换挡加速。 gear sth ⇔ up
The directors decided to gear the factory up for increased production, by bringing in new machine.
为了适应增产的需要,董事们决定引进新机器。 gear up
The Department is gearing up for increased intake of students.
这个系正在为扩大招生做好准备。 gear sb/sth ⇔ up
The party is all geared up for the forthcoming election campaign.
I was geared up to have an argument about it and then she said it didn't matter anyhow.