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  • n. That part of a gearbox involved in changing gear; includes the gear lever and the forks attached to it.


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  • He felt the traction in each tire, not a chorus, but the voice of each as the expression of a personality; he felt the play between torque and transmission even in the crude containment of the automatic gear shift as these two dynamisms bartered their way through the complex transaction.

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