Gear"ing, n. 1. Harness.
(Mach.) The parts by which motion imparted to one portion of an engine or machine is transmitted to another, considered collectively; as, the valve
gearing of a locomotive engine; belt
gearing; esp., a train of wheels for transmitting and varying motion in machinery.
Frictional gearing. See under Frictional. --
Gearing chain, an endless chain transmitting motion from one sprocket wheel to another. See Illust. of Chain wheel. --
Spur gearing, gearing in which the teeth or cogs are ranged round either the concave or the convex surface (properly the latter) of a cylindrical wheel; -- for transmitting motion between parallel shafts, etc.
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