gear lever

The lever used to change gears in a motor car. Called gear shift in the US and Canada.
See Also: gear box, stickshift

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  • gear lever — gear stick UK / US or gear lever UK / US noun [countable] Word forms gear stick : singular gear stick plural gear sticks Word forms gear lever : singular gear lever plural gear levers British the short metal lever in a car that a driver uses to… …   English dictionary

  • gear lever — gear levers N COUNT A gear lever or a gear stick is the lever that you use to change gear in a car or other vehicle. [BRIT] (in AM, usually use gearshift) …   English dictionary

  • gear lever — (also gearstick) ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a lever used to engage or change gear in a motor vehicle …   English terms dictionary

  • gear-lever — gear lever, gearˈ stick or (N American) gearˈshift noun A device for selecting or engaging and disengaging gears • • • Main Entry: ↑gear …   Useful english dictionary

  • gear lever — gear .lever n a metal rod that you move in order to control the gears of a vehicle …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gear lever — A device which is attached to the side of a steering column or to the center console which will allow the operator to change the gears of the transmission. Also called shift lever. Also see left hand gear lever …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • gear lever — noun a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears in Britain they call a gearshift a gear lever • Syn: ↑gearshift, ↑gearstick, ↑shifter • Derivationally related forms: ↑shift (for: ↑sh …   Useful english dictionary

  • gear lever — (also gearstick) noun Brit. a lever used to engage or change gear in a motor vehicle …   English new terms dictionary

  • ˈgear ˌlever — noun [C] British the part in a car that a driver uses to change GEAR …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • gear lever — Brit. gearshift. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

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