Gear (disambiguation)

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A gear is a toothed wheel designed to transmit torque to another gear or toothed component.

Gear or gears may also refer to:


  • A selected combination of gears to achieve a particular gear ratio, for example with motor vehicle transmission
  • Landing gear of an aircraft, referred to as gear in the aviation industry


  • Gears (software) (formerly Google Gears), a browser plug-in from Google that enables development of off-line browser applications
  • GEAR Software, an optical disk burning software company
  • The image of a gear often symbolizes computer configuration (also known as settings, options, or preferences)
  • Samsung Gear, Samsung smartwatch


Video games[edit]

  • Gears, types of mecha in the Xenogears and Metal Gear (series) video games, as well as the Heavy Gear universe
  • Gears, a type of biomechanical or mystical creature in the video games series Guilty Gear
  • Gears of War The first title in the series
  • Gears of War (series), by Epic Games
  • Aircraft are known as Gears in Ace Online



  • USS Gear (ARS-34), a U.S. Navy ship
  • Gear, a term for equipment or apparel, particularly for outdoor performance equipment and apparel, motorcycle safety clothing, musical equipment and cargo
  • Gear, a UK slang for illegal narcotics
  • GEAR (Growth, Employment and Redistribution) is a neo-liberal strategy of the South-African Government from 1996 to 2000.
  • GEAR (Gender Equality Architecture Reform) Campaign, a campaign to create the UN Women organization
  • Music gear, a term for instruments and sound reinforcement equipment

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