Synonyms and Antonyms for chafing-gear

1. chafing gear (n.)

covering (usually rope or canvas) of a line or spar to protect it from friction

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2. chafing (n.)

soreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction

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3. gear (v.)

set the level or character of

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4. 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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5. 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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6. gear (n.)

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

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7. gear (n.)

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

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