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[geer-boks] /ˈgɪərˌbɒks/

a transmission, as in an automobile.
a shield or housing for .
the metal casing within which a train of gears is sealed
this metal casing and its contents, esp in a motor vehicle


A stupid person; idiot; dimwit: only gearboxes greet strangers (1970s+)


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