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gearshift

[geer-shift] /ˈgɪərˌʃɪft/
noun
2.
a device for selecting, engaging, and disengaging gears for a system for the transmission of power, especially in a motor vehicle.
Origin of gearshift
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism; gear + shift
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