Definitions for gearbox

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or gear′ box`

  1. a transmission, as of an automobile.

    Category: Automotive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gearbox, gear box, gear case(noun)

    the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed


  1. gearbox(Noun)

    That part of a car's transmission containing the train of gears, and to which the gear lever is connected.

  2. Origin: gear + box

Translations for gearbox

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the part of a car etc which has the gears in it.

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