Definition of In gear

1. Adjective. Having gears engaged. "The car is in gear"

Similar to: Geared



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Lexicographical Neighbors of In Gear

in for the kill
in force
in force(p)
in form
in forma pauperis
in from the cold
in front
in front of
in front of one's nose
in full
in full action
in full gear
in full swing
in full swing(p)
in full view
in gear (current term)
in general
in general(ip)
in goal
in good hands
in good order
in good part
in good spirits
in good stead
in good taste(p)
in good time
in great confusion
in gross
in hand

Literary usage of In gear

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"Remove plunger on springĀ« in gear shaft (2.) Remove inspection hole cover on flywheel and crank engine ... If dowel pin holes in gear and flange do not line ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The magnet exposes and withdraws a coloured disk at an opening in the cover of the box. coun*cr has to be held in gear. For deep streams the meter A is ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"Should it be found that gear d is larger than gear b, multiply the number of threads per inch in the leadscrew by the number of teeth in gear ..."

4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"While the findings were that Christiansen knew that Nelson was in a negligent position, it does not appear that lie knew that the gypsy was in gear, ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1902)
"The speed correcting factor may include both the change in voltage and the change in gear ratio; or we may correct either of those two things separately. ..."

6. Mechanism by Robert McArdle Keown (1912)
"That is, we may have a 60-tooth gear driving a 45-tooth gear and a 12-in. gear driving a 6-in. gear, and so on, but we cannot use a 60-tooth gear driving a ..."

7. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"Remove plunger on springĀ« in gear shaft (2.) Remove inspection hole cover on flywheel and crank engine ... If dowel pin holes in gear and flange do not line ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The magnet exposes and withdraws a coloured disk at an opening in the cover of the box. coun*cr has to be held in gear. For deep streams the meter A is ..."

9. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"Should it be found that gear d is larger than gear b, multiply the number of threads per inch in the leadscrew by the number of teeth in gear ..."

10. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1906)
"While the findings were that Christiansen knew that Nelson was in a negligent position, it does not appear that lie knew that the gypsy was in gear, ..."

11. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1902)
"The speed correcting factor may include both the change in voltage and the change in gear ratio; or we may correct either of those two things separately. ..."

12. Mechanism by Robert McArdle Keown (1912)
"That is, we may have a 60-tooth gear driving a 45-tooth gear and a 12-in. gear driving a 6-in. gear, and so on, but we cannot use a 60-tooth gear driving a ..."

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