Gearbox - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡɪrbɑːks|  American pronunciation of the word gearbox
Brit.  |ˈɡɪəbɒks|  British pronunciation of the word gearbox

noun

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

Examples

He had to retire from the race because of trouble with the gearbox.

the five-speed manual gearbox is smoothness personified

Word forms

noun
singular: gearbox
plural: gearboxes
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