gearshift gearshift

Definition(s):

  • (n) a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Not only does it have no brakes, it also has no engine, no throttle, no gearshift and no steering wheel.
  2. Frantically, Suzanne grabbed for the ignition key and gearshift to stop the speeding vehicle.
  3. Studebaker has its gearshift lever protruding from under the dash, working the transmission by utilizing the vacuum in the manifold.

News

  1. Wheat harvest under way in Palouse

    OAKESDALE, Wash. (AP) — Dick Schu's weathered hands grip the controls of his combine, his left on the wheel and his right clutching the gearshift as he slowly descends a hill on his Whitman County far
    on August 16, 2013     Source: Idaho Press-Tribune

  2. Palouse wheat harvest coming in golden - Fri, 16 Aug 2013 PST

    OAKESDALE, Wash. – Dick Schu’s weathered hands grip the controls of his combine, his left on the wheel and his right clutching the gearshift as he slowly descends a hill on his Whitman County farmland. Farther up the hill, his son Ryan drives another harvester. The header is spinning a bit low as dust kicks up from underneath.
    on August 16, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

Quotes

  1. "Currently, Sreesanth appears to be driving a bright red V12 with mag wheels, twin carburetors and the latest E gearshift. He's already had a couple of minor scrapes but hasn't backed off the throttle, and if he continues down this bumpy road he's...
    on Oct 14, 2007 By: Ian Chappell Source: Rediff

  2. "I was just holding (the gearshift) with one hand in the end stages," Stewart said, grinning. "That was getting tough, especially when you're trying to pass Ricky Rudd."
    on Jun 26, 2005 By: Tony Stewart Source: Nascar

  3. "It's a fantastic car obviously, but in the end it is still a car so it has a steering wheel and pedals," he said. "The acceleration and everything works so well, the gearshift and the engine are so smooth even though it's really powerful,...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Nicolas Prost Source: Racers Republic

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