gearing gearing  /ˈɡɪ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Holiday Travels Planning to Take Off

    MEDFORD, Ore. — Fourth of July travelers are gearing up to hit the roads. According to TripAdvisor more than 20% of people plan on traveling during Independence Day weekend. Some travelers were already heading out Tuesday, others are waiting until Wednesday or even the fourth of July itself. According to the survey, 11% of people … Continue reading »
    on July 3, 2013     Source: NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls

  2. Helena breaks heat record, expect more for July 4 holiday

    It’s gearing up to be a picture-perfect Fourth of July weekend, but recreationists are being warned that continued high temperatures mixed with fireworks could create dangerous situations.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Helena Independent Record

  3. Devils' Stefan Matteau hopes junior incident didn't tarnish reputation

    Gearing up to stay in the NHL next season
    on July 2, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

Quotes

  1. "We're winning races," Edwards said after pulling away from Busch to win the 3M Performance 400 for his fifth Nascar Sprint Cup victory of the season. "We're gearing up for the Chase. I'm feeling stronger than ever. We're here to win...
    on Aug 17, 2008 By: Carl Edwards Source: New York Times

  2. In his radio and Internet address last weekend, Obama said, "I know these steps won't sit well with the special interests and the lobbyists who are invested in the old way of doing business, and I know they're gearing up for a fight as we speak. My...
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  3. Paris, 20, said in the release: "I'm so excited to finally see my little angel and man does she have lungs on her I guess she's gearing up to be the next American Idol."
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Paris Bennett Source: Access Atlanta

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