from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mechanism for changing from one gear to another in a transmission.
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- n. Alternative spelling of gear shift.
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- n. a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears
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Everything right down to the gearshift is in the style.
Even the knob on the gearshift was a gift from Johnny Demon back when he was a star and I was a promising upstart.
The instrument screen is the one used in the Ferrari FXX, the gearshift is a nice aluminum knob and it's certainly got a snug racer feel to it.
The gearshift level stud assembly may not have been tightened to the correct specification during assembly.
The thing doesn't have a gearshift and they still couldn't find a way to fit two cup holders in the console?
I went in expecting nothing but violence and blood and gore but as I started reading it Millar took me in a different direction and that was ok, but by the end of the book he slammed the gearshift in reverse and gave me whiplash.
A large lever sticks up from behind the gearshift.
She doesn't know what she's doing, so knocks the car in reverse somehow—jostles the gearshift maybe, and while she's getting out to grab one last thing outside the car, the garage door opens and she hasn't moved far away enough from the car to avoid getting dragged and killed below it as the car rolls free from the garage.
Joško hunched as low as he could, slipped the gearshift into reverse, and jammed the gas pedal to the floorboard.
He slammed the gearshift into park and leaned toward me as he rested an elbow on the armrest.