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- Rhymes: -ɪə(r)
- (uncountable) equipment or paraphernalia, especially that used for an athletic endeavor.
- (countable) a wheel with grooves (teeth) engraved on the outer circumference, such that two such devices can interlock and convey motion from one to the other.
- (countable) a particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular gear ratio is achieved.
- (countable) A configuration of the transmission of an motor car so as to achieve a particular ratio of engine to axle torque
- To fit with gears in order to achieve a desired gear ratio.
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- Spanish: engranar
- (mostly British (Scouse?)) great or fantastic
Common Germanic *jaeram, from Indo-European *yōr-. Cognate with Old Frisian jēr, Old Saxon jār (Dutch jaar), Old High German jār (German Jahr), Old Norse ár (Danish år), Gothic 𐌾𐌴𐍂. The IE root is also the source of Greek ὡρα ‘season’, Russian яра, Czech jaro, Lithuanian jore ‘springtime’.
- IPA: /jæ:ar/
ġēar n (plural ġēar)
- Ðis wæs feorþes geares his rices: this was in the fourth year of his reign. (Anglo-Saxon Chronicle)
- the runic character ᛄ (/j/)
- English year
- IPA: ʒɨˈaɾ
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