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 for gearing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gearing \Gear"ing\, n.
     1. Harness.
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     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 a
        locomotive engine; belt gearing; esp., a train of wheels
        for transmitting and varying motion in machinery.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Frictional gearing. See under Frictional.
  
     Gearing chain, an endless chain transmitting 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.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gear \Gear\ (g[=e]r) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Geared (g[=e]rd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Gearing.]
     1. To dress; to put gear on; to harness.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Mach.) To provide with gearing.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To adapt toward some specific purpose; as, they geared
        their advertising for maximum effect among teenagers.
        [PJC]
  
     Double geared, driven through twofold compound gearing, to
        increase the force or speed; -- said of a machine.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gearing
      n 1: wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears
           by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is
           changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
           [syn: gearing, gear, geartrain, power train,
           train]

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