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gear lever

noun, British
1.
Origin of gear lever
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • His fingers dropped down to the gear lever, his foot snuggled against the clutch pedal.

    Cabin Fever B. M. Bower
  • Bud heard the second man get in and shut the door, and he jerked the gear lever into low.

    Cabin Fever B. M. Bower
  • However, a touch of the throttle and ignition levers put that right, while the gear lever behaved itself of a sudden.

    King of Ranleigh F. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton
British Dictionary definitions for gear lever

gear lever

/ˈɡɪəˌʃɪft/
noun
1.
a lever used to move gearwheels relative to each other, esp in a motor vehicle
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