reverse gear


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Noun1.reverse gear - the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
gear mechanism, gear - a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)
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reverse gear

n (Aut) → marcia indietro
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For those who are trying to engage the reverse gear on devolution, they should gauge the mood in the country.
A middle-aged mechanic, Chukwudi Nwite, on Tuesday appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates' Court on charges of knocking down and killing a 32- year-old sweeper of the Lagos State Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) with his car in reverse gear.
Talking to media outside the parliament house, Khawaja Saad Rafique said that the government came in power with a slogan of change has put a reverse gear in the Railways.
He called for coordinated efforts to eradicate the vice, adding that that the government will do more in addressing the vice."There is going toll be no reverse gear on this.
It also said that the ship's reverse gear did not work at the time of the collision, adding that the ship should have been stopped within two minutes but it kept running till two minutes forty seconds.
'Pakistan will be in reverse gear if the people's mandate is not accepted.' 'If someone thinks that a politician can be disqualified over executive orders.
The vehicle is equipped with electric battery packs stored in its base and features a reverse gear, touchscreen dashboard and a smart seat that can automatically adjust to suit each rider.
Evans might bounce back or he may be stuck in reverse gear but what is certain is the Radio 2 breakfast host will come to regret being so arrogant on the way up when he has such a long way to fall.
Both transmissions offer up to four reverse gear ratios.
The new gearbox is a conventional unit which comes with a torque convertor and has six forward gears and one reverse gear - compared to the traditional five plus one in its contemporaries.
Eurostar's new policy to make cyclists dismantle their bikes before boarding created such a storm of protest that it has been put in reverse gear. Complete bikes are allowed, but you must book in advance.
These figures make it clear that the UK's export drive is at risk of going into reverse gear, at the time when it needs to be moving forward."