Definition of gearing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡɪərɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɪrɪŋ//
    [uncountable] Economy, Running a business, How machines work
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  1. 1(British English) (North American English leverage) (finance) the relationship between the amount of money that a company owes and the value of its shares See related entries: Economy, Running a business
  2. 2a particular set or arrangement of gears in a machine or vehicle See related entries: How machines work
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: gearing