Synonyms and Antonyms for worm-gear

1. worm gear (n.)

gear consisting of a shaft with screw thread (the worm) that meshes with a toothed wheel (the worm wheel); changes the direction of the axis of rotary motion

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2. worm (n.)

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

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3. gear (v.)

set the level or character of

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4. worm (n.)

a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

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5. 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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6. gear (n.)

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

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7. worm (n.)

a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network

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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.)

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

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10. worm (v.)

to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

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