Conventional Gear

Technology / Aviation / Conventional Gear: Having two main landing wheels at the front and a tail wheel at the rear (as opposed to a “tricycle gear” with two mains and front or nose wheel.) Conventional gear aircraft are popularly called “taildraggers”. A Piper J-3 Cub is an example of this.

Other Words for Conventional

Conventional Noun Synonyms: customary, habitual,ual, normal, regular, standard, orthodox, traditional, established, ordinary, everyday, common, commonplace, accustomed, received, agreed, reactionary, old-fashioned, stodgy, stuffy, old hat
MORE

Other Words for Gear

Gear Verb Synonyms: cog, cog-wheel, gearbox, mechanism, machinery, works
Gear Noun Synonyms: equipment, apparatus, appliances, implements, tools, tackle, utensils, supplies, material(s), accessories, accoutrements or also accouterments, appurtenances, paraphernalia, panoply, outfit, trappings, fixtures, materiel
MORE

Gearing (Leverage)

Business / Accounting / Gearing (Leverage): The comparison of a company's long term fixed interest loans compared to its assets. In general two different methods are used: 1. Balance sheet gearing is calculated by dividing long term loans with MORE

Gearmotor

Technology / Motors / Gearmotor: A gearhead and motor combination to reduce the speed of the motor to obtain the desired RPM's. MORE

Geary

Entertainment / Tennis / Geary: When the player pulls a quality pose after winning a point MORE

Gearing

Business / Finance / Gearing: An economic technique used to account for inflation by comparing the current-dollar gross domestic product GDP to constant-dollar GDP as a ratio. The ratio accounts for price changes of goods and serv MORE

Gearhead

Technology / Motors / Gearhead: The portion of a gearmotor which contains the actual gearing which converts the basic motor speed to the rated output speed. MORE

Gear Indicators

Technology / Aviation / Gear Indicators: a device in the cockpit of an airplane with a retractable landing gear to inform the pilot of the condition of the wheels. It indicates whether they are down and locked, in transit, or up and locked. MORE

Links
Home
Glossary
Thesaurus