bottom gear
The lowest gearing available from a gearbox, typically in a motor vehicle or cycle.

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  • bottom gear — noun uncount BRITISH LOW GEAR …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bottom gear — noun Britain : low speed : first gear he put the car in bottom gear * * * Brit. low1 (def. 47). * * * bottom gear UK US noun [uncountable] british the …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottom gear — lowest gear (in an motor vehicle) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bottom gear — UK / US noun [uncountable] British the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly …   English dictionary

  • bottom gear — The lowest gear in a transmission …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • bottom gear — Brit. low1 (def. 47). * * * …   Universalium

  • bottom — bot|tom1 W3S1 [ˈbɔtəm US ˈba: ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(lowest part)¦ 2¦(lowest side)¦ 3¦(lowest inner part)¦ 4¦(lowest social position/rank)¦ 5¦(ocean/river)¦ 6¦(body)¦ 7¦(clothes)¦ 8¦(furthest part)¦ 9 get to the bottom of something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bottom — 1 noun 1 LOWEST PART the lowest part of something: the bottom: From the bottom the skyscraper looked as if it touched the clouds. (+ of): Hold the bottom of the pole and keep it upright. | at the bottom: Go downstairs and wait for me at the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bottom — n., adj., & v. n. 1 a the lowest point or part (bottom of the stairs). b the part on which a thing rests (bottom of a saucepan). c the underneath part (scraped the bottom of the car). d the furthest or inmost part (bottom of the garden). 2 colloq …   Useful english dictionary

  • gear — Wheel like part with teeth cut into the rim. When one gear meshes with another gear, it causes the second gear to drive the other and in this way transmits power. When the gears are different sizes (different number of teeth on each gear) the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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