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ten-speed

[ten-speed] /ˈtɛnˌspid/
noun
1.
a system of gears having ten forward gear ratios, especially on a bicycle.
2.
a bicycle having such a system of gears.
adjective
3.
having ten forward gear ratios.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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  • Many truckers practice this approach to reduce shifting ten-speed truck transmissions.

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