"gearing" in the noun sense
1. gearing, gear, geartrain, power train, train
wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed
"the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
"gearing" in the verb sense
1. gear, pitch
set the level or character of
"She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
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