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Noun: high gear
  1. A forward gear with a gear ratio that gives the greatest vehicle velocity for a given engine speed
    - high

Derived forms: high gears

Type of: gear, gear mechanism

Part of: auto [informal], autocar [archaic], automobile [N. Amer], car, motorcar, wheel [informal], whip [US, informal]