Definition of 'gearbox'
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Although the original body parts and other components were virtually all intact, the car had lost its engine and gearbox. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has the same engine and gearbox as the coupé and identical performance. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet all that extra ability costs less than an optional automatic gearbox on that car. Times, Sunday Times (2010)New engines and a new gearbox in particular have worked wonders. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the hybrid experience is spoiled by an auto gearbox that can switch to manual paddle changes. The Sun (2012)There is also a smooth manual gearbox or an auto which has a manual mode with no clutch. The Sun (2006)Then he needs a new gearbox. The Sun (2006)You also get a six-speed manual gearbox that is as smooth as the diesel engine. The Sun (2008)It has a terrific engine, smooth gearbox and oozes interior quality. The Sun (2006)The steering is responsive and the six-speed gearbox is slick. The Sun (2010)It's also had an engine and gearbox rebuild. The Sun (2015)The six-speed automatic gearbox can be driven as a regular automatic. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Most drivers would expect a new gearbox to survive a lot longer than 14,000 miles. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The standard auto gearbox isn't always reliable. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It handles well on the motorway and the six-speed gearbox is smooth. The Sun (2009)The auto gearbox is silky smooth, with a sports mode for extra kick and crisp handling. The Sun (2013)But oddly, still no auto gearbox. The Sun (2016)Choose from five driving modes or set the engine, gearbox and steering to suit your own style. The Sun (2014)The end result is brutal acceleration which is available at all times and a very slick six-speed manual gearbox. The Sun (2006)His new gearbox then faltered. The Sun (2010)As with pretty well any feature fitted as standard to a vehicle, cruise control will harm neither the car nor the gearbox. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To cap it all, he drove his heart out from eighth on the grid only for the new gearbox to drop a cog. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I was less impressed with the six-speed manual gearbox. The Sun (2012)The only options are an auto gearbox with manual F1 paddle change or the six-speed manual. The Sun (2012)New is in inverted commas because its platform, engine and gearbox can all be traced directly back to the original DB9 launched a decade ago. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'gearbox'
British English: gearbox /ˈɡɪəbɒks/ NOUN
A gearbox is the system of gears in an engine or vehicle.
...a five-speed gearbox.
- American English: transmission
- Arabic: عُلْبَةُ التُّروس
- Brazilian Portuguese: caixa de engrenagem
- Chinese: 齿轮箱
- Croatian: mjenjačka kutija
- Czech: převodovka
- Danish: gearkasse
- Dutch: versnellingsbak
- European Spanish: caja de cambios
- Finnish: vaihdelaatikko
- French: boîte de vitesses
- German: Schaltgetriebe
- Greek: κιβώτιο ταχυτήτων
- Italian: cambio di velocità
- Japanese: ギアボックス
- Korean: 기어박스
- Norwegian: girkasse
- Polish: skrzynia biegów
- European Portuguese: caixa de velocidades
- Romanian: cutie de viteze
- Russian: коробка передач
- Spanish: caja de cambios
- Swedish: växellåda
- Thai: กระปุกเกียร์
- Turkish: vites kutusu
- Ukrainian: коробка передач
- Vietnamese: hộp số
Definition of gearbox from the Collins English Dictionary
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