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gear stick (chiefly British) a lever used to change the arrangement of gears, esp. in an automobile transmission; gearshift.
gear up to make preparations; get ready for.
gearwheel a wheel with a toothed edge in a system of gears; cogwheel.
gecko any of various small, soft-skinned, insect-eating lizards that have a short body, large head, and suction pads on the feet and are found in tropical and subtropical regions.
GED abbreviation of "general equivalency diploma."
gee1 turn right! (used in directing a horse or work animal). (Cf. haw3.) [2 definitions]
gee2 used as a mild exclamation of wonder or surprise.
geek a performer in a carnival or the like who does grotesque acts, such as biting the heads off live chickens or snakes. [2 definitions]
geese pl. of goose.
gee up go faster! (used in directing a horse or work animal).
gee whiz used to express surprise, objection, or the like.
gefilte fish chopped fish mixed with egg, meal, and seasoning, boiled, and served chilled, often as balls.
Geiger counter an instrument that detects radiation by means of a gas that ionizes when in the presence of radioactive emanations, and that also measures it by a device that counts the electrical pulses emitted by the ionized gas.
geisha a Japanese woman who is trained as a dancer, musician, and conversationalist, and who is paid to entertain and provide companionship for men.
gel a non-separating chemical mixture that resembles jelly. (See colloid.) [3 definitions]
gelable combined form of gel.
gelati an Italian frozen dessert made of milk, sugar, gelatin, and flavoring.
gelatin an animal protein that is used in glue, on film, and in making edible gels from liquids, such as jellies or aspics. [3 definitions]
gelatinize to make or change into gelatin or jelly. [3 definitions]
gelatinous like jelly or gelatin, esp. in consistency. [2 definitions]
geld to remove the testicles of (a horse or other animal); castrate.