gearhead


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

gearhead

With regard to computers, a gearhead is a high-tech enthusiast. The term has been widely used as a synonym for "motorhead," a car/racing enthusiast. See high-tech people.
References in periodicals archive ?
You can combine, according to your requirements, motors with 10 different product classes with planetary, standard or special gearheads, feedback devices, brakes and control electronics.
Other than the pistol grip, which is home to two wood side plates, there isn't a place from one end of the unibody to the other where Gearhead didn't machine cutouts.
Gearhead Outfitters was an Arkansas Business of the Year winner last year in the 26-75 employees category.
Wittenstein AG received the Hermes Award for its product "Galaxie"--a high-performance gearhead with independently movable gear teeth arranged in such a way that all surfaces of each tooth are able to engage with the teeth of the fixed outer ring gear.
one of Taiwan's leading manufacturers of planetary gearheads and motors, is boosting production capacity, adding R&D brainpower, and furnishing itself with advanced manufacturing equipment and know-how in a bid to become a leading supplier in Asia Pacific markets.
The use of a sliding mechanism takes axial load off the motor shaft, reducing contact sound and allowing the gearhead to operate effectively, even at speeds of up to 8,000rpm.
As the profile of the formerly obscure gearhead game grew, so did corporate participation.
The series was a natural fit for a woman who, if not a card-carrying gearhead, certainly qualifies as an aficionado.
New from Thompson Industries are three new metric models in frame sizes of 60mm, 90mm and 115mm for its expanding "NemaTrue Planetary Gearhead Series.
SEATTLE -- DocuSign[R], the global leader in electronic signature, today announced that Gearhead Communications, LLC, publishers of Premier Guitar, uses the DocuSign electronic signature service to complete and sign advertising contracts online.
The Gearhead Archery company is all about thinking outside the box, which is evident from its unique bow lineup.
Micromo (Clearwater, FL) has announced the Faulhaber cutting-edge 15/10 planetary gearhead series, a standard high-torque precision gearhead with a 15 mm diameter.