gear-head

An individual assiduously devoted to cars and their engines.

He's such a gear-head he keeps pinups of American muscle cars in his room.


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  • gear·head — /ˈgiɚˌhɛd/ noun, pl heads [count] US informal : a person who is very interested in mechanical or technical things (such as cars or computers) gearheads discussing hardware upgrades …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Head gear — or Headgear Head gear (h[e^]d g[=e]r ), n. 1. Headdress. [1913 Webster] 2. Apparatus above ground at the mouth of a mine or deep well. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Gear cutting — is any number of methods used to manufacture precision gears.Gear hobbing is a method by which a special hobbing anto cutter and gear blank are rotated at the same time to transfer the profile of the hob onto the gear blank.Spur and other… …   Wikipedia

  • head|gear — «HEHD GIHR», noun. 1. a covering for the head; hat, cap, bonnet, helmet, or headdress of any kind. 2. the parts of a harness which fit around an animal s head. 3. = headguard. (Cf. ↑headguard) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Head — (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief}, {Cadet},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head and ears — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head and shoulders — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head fast — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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