Frictional gearing. See under Frictional.Gearing chain, an endless chain transmitted motion from one sprocket wheel to another. See Illust. of Chain wheel.Spur gearing, gearing in which the teeth or cogs are ranged round either the concave or the convex surface (properly the latter) of a cylindrical wheel; — for transmitting motion between parallel shafts, etc.

(Gea"son) a. [OE. gesen, geson, rare, scanty, AS. gsne barren, wanting. Cf. Geest.] Rare; wonderful. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Geat) n. [See Gate a door.] (Founding) The channel or spout through which molten metal runs into a mold in casting. [Written also git, gate.]

(Ge`car*cin"i*an) n. [Gr. gh^ earth + karki`nos crab.] (Zoöl.) A land crab of the genus Gecarcinus, or of allied genera.

(Geck) n. [D. gek fool, fop; akin to G. geck; cf. Icel. gikkr a pert, rude person.]

1. Scorn, derision, or contempt. [Prov. Eng.]

2. An object of scorn; a dupe; a gull. [Obs.]

To become the geck and scorn
O'the other's villainy.

(Geck), v. t. [Cf. OD. ghecken, G. gecken. See Geck, n.]

1. To deride; to scorn; to mock. [Prov. Eng.]

2. To cheat; trick, or gull. [Obs.] Johnson.

(Geck), v. i. To jeer; to show contempt. Sir W. Scott.

(Geck"o) n.; pl. Geckoes [Cf. F. & G. gecko; — so called from the sound which the animal utters.] (Zoöl.) Any lizard of the family Geckonidæ. The geckoes are small, carnivorous, mostly nocturnal animals with large eyes and vertical, elliptical pupils. Their toes are generally expanded, and furnished with adhesive disks, by which they can run over walls and ceilings. They are numerous in warm countries, and a few species are found in Europe and the United States. See Wall gecko, Fanfoot.

(Geck*o"tian) n. (Zoöl.) A gecko.

(Ged, Gedd) n. The European pike.

(Gee) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Geed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Geeing.]

1. To agree; to harmonize. [Colloq. or Prov. Eng.] Forby.

2. [Cf. G. , interj., used in calling to a horse, It. giò, F. dia, used to turn a horse to the left.] To turn to the off side, or from the driver (i.e., in the United States, to the right side); — said of cattle, or a team; used most frequently in the imperative, often with off, by drivers of oxen, in directing their teams, and opposed to haw, or hoi. [Written also jee.]

In England, the teamster walks on the right-hand side of the cattle; in the United States, on the left-hand side. In all cases, however, gee means to turn from the driver, and haw to turn toward him.

Gee ho, or Gee whoa. Same as Gee.

2. (Mach.) The parts by which motion imparted to one portion of an engine or machine is transmitted to another, considered collectively; as, the valve gearing of locomotive engine; belt gearing; esp., a train of wheels for transmitting and varying motion in machinery.

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