intermediate gear

intermediate gear

[‚in·tər′mēd·ē·ət ¦gir]
(mechanical engineering)
An idler gear interposed between a driver and driven gear.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The engine also has a two-speed gear arrangement that allowed the operator to drop the intermediate gear away from the crankshaft gear, which was useful when the drive belt got in the gears.
Having found the initial ranges of the first and the last gear ratios with the help of Equations 3 and 4, the intermediate gear ratios can now be defined.
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Manual gearboxes can break or lose drive in intermediate gear.
It has six cogs, and drives the second hand of a watch through an intermediate gear made of the same nanocomposite material.
Powersplits replace the existing transaxle with the planetary and intermediate gear set thereby posing a less of a challenge.
The machine is equipped with high quality rolling bearing of intermediate gear set of gearbox, which prolongs the service life.
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