Tall Gear

Technology / Motorcycle / Tall Gear: A gear that, compared to a short gear, results in lower engine RPM for a given road speed. A short gear is one with a low gear ratio, and a tall gear is one with a high gear ratio.

Other Words for Gear

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
Gear Verb Synonyms: cog, cog-wheel, gearbox, mechanism, machinery, works

Other Words for Tall

Tall Adjective Synonyms: lanky, gangling, rangy, leggy, long-legged, big, giant, huge, gigantic, large
Tall Noun Synonyms: high, towering, big, soaring, lofty, giant, gigantic, multi-storey

Planetary Gear

Technology / Motorcycle / Planetary Gear: A gear system that consists of one or more outer gears (or planet gears), rotating about a central gear (or sun gear). Planet gears are often mounted on a movable arm or carrier which also may rotate MORE


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Secondary Stall

Technology / Aviation / Secondary Stall: Any stall resulting from pulling back too soon and too hard while recovering from any other stall. Usually a HIGH-SPEED or ACCELERATED STALL. MORE

Spur Gear

Business / Machine Shop / Spur Gear: A gear with teeth parallel to the axis of the shaft on which it is mounted. MORE


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