[ geer-shift ]
/ ˈgɪərˌʃɪft /


a device for selecting, engaging, and disengaging gears for a system for the transmission of power, especially in a motor vehicle.

Origin of gearshift

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; gear + shift Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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