from The Century Dictionary.
- To strip of gear; also, to throw out of gear.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To strip of gear; to unharness; to throw out of gear.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb transitive To strip of
gear; to unharness.
- verb transitive To throw out of gear.
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If we do, we ungear ourselves from the whole book of Genesis, and from all its connexions with the universe of speech and fact down to the present time.
“He’ll get up against something, and that will ungear him again in no time.”
a pinion, attached to the forward axle is made to elevate the plow, when desired, and at the same instant to ungear and stop the endless apron carrier that conveys the dirt from the plow to the cart.