a device for selecting, engaging, and disengaging for a system for the transmission of power, especially in a motor vehicle.
[geer-hweel, -weel] /ˈgɪərˌʰwil, -ˌwil/ noun 1. a having teeth or cogs that engage with those of another or part; cogwheel. /ˈɡɪəˌwiːl/ noun 1. another name for gear (sense 1)
[gey-buh; Portuguese zhe-bah] /ˈgeɪ bə; Portuguese ˈʒɛ bɑ/ noun 1. a river in W Africa, flowing N from NW Guinea-Bissau to the Atlantic Ocean. About 190 miles (305 km) long. Global Energy Balance Archive the hill, (2 Sam. 5:25 [1 Chr. 14:16, “Gibeon”]; 2 Kings 23:8; Neh. 11:31), a Levitical city of Benjamin (1 Kings […]
a line (or natural boundary, as a mountain range). (1.) A tract in the land of Edom south of the Dead Sea (Ps. 83:7); now called Djebal. (2.) A Phoenician city, not far from the sea coast, to the north of Beyrout (Ezek. 27:9); called by the Greeks Byblos. Now Jibeil. Mentioned in the Amarna […]
(1 Kings 5:18 R.V., in A.V. incorrectly rendered, after the Targum, “stone-squarers,” but marg. “Giblites”), the inhabitants of Gebal (2).