Synchromesh definition

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An automotive gear-shifting system in which the gears are synchronized at the same speeds before engaging to effect a smooth shift.
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A gear in such a system.
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A device in a transmission system that automatically brings the gears to be meshed to about the same speed of rotation before a shift occurs.
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System of synchronized transmission found in modern gearboxes to make gear changing easier and smoother.
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(by extension) A device which functions like a synchronized transmission.
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Having the quality or smoothly exchanging interlocking forces.
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Noun

Singular:
synchromesh
Plural:
synchromeshes