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How to use gearing in a sentence
In recent years, serious cyclists have come to embrace all sorts of tech once seen as soft, such as wide tires and low gearing.
Accounting for the effective gearing reduction created by larger tires, you can either return that final drive ratio to something close to stock or opt to increase it.
By reducing the effective gearing of your vehicle, you’re also reducing the amount of horsepower and torque that reach the road.
Combine that with inadequate gearing that labors the engine, and you’ve undone the brand’s whole reputation for reliability thing—the thing that made you want to buy a Tacoma in the first place.
For starters, Shimano offers GRX in both 1x and 2x drivetrains with gearing ranges optimized for gravel and bikepacking.
Now, Roberts and her small team are gearing up to launch their next full production line since the first one came out last year.Look Who’s Wearing The Pants: Haute Butch’s Gender-Blending Style | Nina Strochlic | October 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And that's because just the timing worked on what was sort of gearing up.Fear of a Minority Superhero: Marvel's Obsession with White Guys Saving the World | Marlow Stern | August 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The former Taliban prisoner is gearing up for the investigation into his disappearance and abduction in Afghanistan.
“We are certainly gearing up for a campaign effort every bit as intense as 2012 was,” said Samuel.
Are we really gearing up to unleash a pack of highly schooled Jack Abramoffs on it as well?
Hitherto we have been caught in the running of our own machine: it is time that we altered the gearing of it.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
This member is always positively driven, either by means of shaft and universal coupling or direct gearing.
The pump is always a separate appliance attached to the engine and driven by positive gearing or direct-shaft connection.
The objection can be easily met by carrying the cam-shaft above the cylinders and driving it by means of gearing.
Many combination drives may be worked out with chains that would not be possible with other forms of gearing.
British Dictionary definitions for gearing
an assembly of gears designed to transmit motion
the act or technique of providing gears to transmit motion
Also called: capital gearing accounting, British the ratio of a company's debt capital to its equity capital: US word: leverage
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