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1. gear (v.)

set the level or character of

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2. gear (n.)

a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

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3. differential (n.)

the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx

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4. differential (adj.)

relating to or showing a difference

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5. differential (n.)

a quality that differentiates between similar things

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6. differential (n.)

a bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds; used on the rear axle of automobiles to allow wheels to rotate at different speeds on curves

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7. differential (adj.)

involving or containing one or more derivatives

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8. gear (n.)

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

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9. gear (n.)

equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

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10. gear (n.)

a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

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