1. epicyclic

adjective. of or relating to an epicycle.

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Example sentences of the word epicyclic-gear


1. Noun Phrase
Overdrive operation uses an epicyclic gear train that's attached to the transmission.

2. Noun Phrase
Planetary gear systems, also known as epicyclic gear systems, are important components in modern engineering.

2. gear

verb. ['ˈgɪr'] set the level or character of.

Synonyms

  • popularize
  • pitch
  • accommodate
  • adapt

Antonyms

  • elated
  • estimable
  • proud
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

3. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion.

Synonyms

  • worm gear
  • spur gear
  • escape wheel
  • bevel gear
  • planet wheel
  • pinion and ring gear
  • planet gear
  • sun gear
  • planetary gear
  • geared wheel
  • sprocket
  • cogwheel
  • spur wheel
  • tooth
  • gear wheel
  • pinion and crown wheel
  • cog
  • epicyclic gear
  • pinion
  • worm wheel
  • rack and pinion

Antonyms

  • walk
  • disjoin
  • enable
  • rural area

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

4. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle).

Synonyms

  • first
  • third
  • low
  • high
  • mechanism
  • gearset
  • steering gear
  • first gear
  • transmission system
  • reverse
  • reverse gear
  • gear mechanism
  • transmission
  • second gear
  • low gear
  • high gear
  • second
  • third gear

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • closing
  • latter

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

5. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.

Synonyms

  • reduction gear
  • engine
  • epicyclic gear train
  • power train
  • wheelwork
  • geartrain
  • epicyclic train
  • train

Antonyms

  • cardinal
  • tall
  • superior
  • up

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

6. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc..

Synonyms

  • rigging
  • stable gear
  • outfit
  • saddlery
  • appurtenance
  • fishing gear
  • tack
  • fishing tackle
  • equipment
  • paraphernalia
  • kit
  • regalia
  • rig
  • tackle

Antonyms

  • late
  • middle
  • last
  • secondary

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)
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