from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An automotive gear-shifting system in which the gears are synchronized at the same speeds before engaging to effect a smooth shift.
  • n. A gear in such a system.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. System of synchronized transmission found in modern gearboxes to make gear changing easier and smoother.
  • n. A device which functions like a synchronized transmission.
  • adj. Having the quality or smoothly exchanging interlocking forces.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an automotive system for shifting gears in which the gears revolve at the same speed and so shift smoothly


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