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1. gear

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

Synonyms

  • popularize
  • pitch
  • accommodate
  • adapt

Antonyms

  • elated
  • estimable
  • proud
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Worm Gear

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

Sentences with worm-gear


1. Noun Phrase
Replace the drive spring and worm gear if they are bent or heavily worn.

2. Noun Phrase
Take the drive spring off the worm gear.

3. Noun Phrase
Open the worm gear hose clamp by turning the head of the worm gear screw counterclockwise.

4. Noun Phrase
Find the worm gear on top of the box, which usually contains a flathead screw and lock nut.

2. worm

noun. ['ˈwɝːm'] any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae.

Synonyms

  • parasitic worm
  • acanthocephalan
  • spiny-headed worm
  • nemertean
  • roundworm
  • annelid
  • helminth
  • segmented worm
  • platyhelminth
  • annelid worm
  • arrowworm
  • proboscis worm
  • nematode worm
  • beard worm
  • pogonophoran
  • woodworm
  • chaetognath
  • flatworm
  • nemertine
  • ribbon worm
  • nematode

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • untwist

Etymology

  • worm (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. worm

noun. ['ˈwɝːm'] a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect.

Synonyms

  • insect
  • unpleasant person
  • disagreeable person
  • louse

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • worm (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. 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)

5. worm

noun. ['ˈwɝːm'] screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack.

Synonyms

  • screw

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • descend

Etymology

  • worm (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. worm

noun. ['ˈwɝːm'] a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network.

Antonyms

  • recede

Etymology

  • worm (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. worm

verb. ['ˈwɝːm'] to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling).

Synonyms

  • wrestle
  • twist
  • wriggle
  • wrench
  • squirm
  • move

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • worm (Middle English (1100-1500))
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