A blandly written, barely acted sitcom about high schoolers but geared toward adolescents?
Thus the transaction was all geared to assuming a specific layer of liability, avoiding an open-ended assumption.
Because the whole system has sort of been geared around the idea that the husband works and the wife stays at home.
The questions, while geared toward confirming the worst stereotypes, were presented straightforwardly.
Nearly all titles on menstruation are geared toward preteen girls or are dry and academic, published by small presses.
This, like the water-pump, is geared to the engine and driven by it.
I found it necessary to keep with him all the time and see that he did not get geared up.
Command must be geared to achieving the best of the best-not the best among the good.
The existing organization is not geared to the customs of the newcomers.
Based on Marxism-Leninism, it is geared to indoctrinate party members but is provided for nonparty members as well.
c.1200, "fighting equipment," probably from Old Norse gervi "apparel," related to gerr "ready," and gerva "make ready," from Proto-Germanic *garwin- (cf. Old English gearwe "clothing, equipment, ornament;" Old High German garawi "clothing, dress," garawen "to make ready;" German gerben "to tan"). Meaning "toothed wheel in machinery" first attested 1520s. Slang for "male sex organs" from 1670s. British adjective slang sense of "stylish, excellent" first recorded 1951, from earlier that's the gear, expression of approval, 1925.
c.1200, "to equip oneself for fighting; dress," probably from gear (n.). Related: Geared; gearing.
A wheel with teeth around its rim that mesh with the teeth of another wheel to transmit motion. Gears are used to transmit power (as in a car transmission) or change the direction of motion in a mechanism (as in a differential axle). Fixed ratios of speed in various parts of a machine is often established by the arrangement of gears.