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  1. (noun) See transmission.
  2. (noun) A protective casing for a system of gears.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Rust coming out of every panel, some of the blue lights have fallen off and are dangling on the grille, someone has stolen the CCTV camera from in it, the gearbox is a complete mess … I could go on. - Views From The Frontline « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  2. As explained by several GM engineers and representatives, the gearbox is to improve efficiency at high speeds. - Reality check: Is the 2011 Chevrolet Volt an electric car or a hybrid?
  3. It pops and burbles on the overrun and, mated to the seven speed dual clutch gearbox, is fast to rev and shift. - HW Cars: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG WestSide Highway Bound «
  4. For me driving those car with the automatic gearbox is so weird. - Archive 2009-03-01
  5. The automated gearbox is coupled to a start-stop system, which includes a freewheel function. - Boing Boing: April 14, 2002 - April 20, 2002 Archives


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