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Definition of "gearset" [gearset]

  • A set of gears, as in a car or bicycle. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gearset" in a sentence
  • "Powertrain: Range-extended electric vehicle/series hybrid, with two electric motors and a 1. 4-liter, 16-valve in-line four cylinder (below) charging the battery and driving front wheels through a planetary gearset; 16-kWh lithium-ion battery pack; regenerative braking and front-wheel drive"
  • "Under the steeply raked hood, the Prius v hosts the now-familiar Prius gas-electric drivetrain, consisting of a 1.8-liter gas engine working with two motor/generators and the nickel-metal hydride battery pack, sluicing mechanical force and regenerated electrons back and forth through the car's power-splitting planetary gearset."
  • "Powertrain: Series/parallel hybrid with Atkinson-cycle 1.8-liter, 16-valve, dual-overhead-cam four-cylinder with variable valve timing; continuously variable transmission and helical gearset; AC synchronous electric traction motor 80 hp; nickel-metal-hydride battery pack; front-wheel drive."