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View synonyms for gearbox

gearbox

or gear box

[ geer-boks ]

noun

  1. a transmission, as in an automobile.
  2. a shield or housing for gears.


gearbox

/ ˈɡɪəˌbɒks /

noun

  1. the metal casing within which a train of gears is sealed
  2. this metal casing and its contents, esp in a motor vehicle


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Word History and Origins

Origin of gearbox1

First recorded in 1885–90; gear + box 1
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Example Sentences

Octopuses and spiders don’t need heavy motors or metal gearboxes to swivel their bodies and walk from one place to another.

Its power output increased significantly, the styling is sleeker, and a row-your-own gearbox still remains available to buyers who really want an engaged driving experience.

In order to keep the V12 feeling pure, the hybrid motor was integrated with the gearbox in order to create a direct connection between the wheels and the electric motor.

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