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gear toward (someone or something)

To design something with a focus on a particular audience or objective. A noun or pronoun can be used between "gear" and "toward." Please gear this class toward beginners, so that the average person can keep up with you. I'm going to gear my new sci-fi show more toward female viewers. This system of planning is geared toward helping me achieve my goals for the year.
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gear to (someone or something)

To design something with a focus on a particular audience or objective. A noun or pronoun can be used between "gear" and "toward." Please gear this class to beginners, so that the average person can keep up with you. I'm going to gear my new sci-fi show more to female viewers. I use a planning system that is geared to helping me achieve all my goals for the year.
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gear up

To ready oneself, someone, or something for something. I had geared myself up for a fight, so I was very surprised when the board immediately accepted my proposal. The benefits reps are gearing up for the health insurance enrollment period. Who is gearing up the invitations for the party?
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gear up for (someone or something)

To ready someone, oneself, or something for something. I had geared up for a fight, so I was very surprised when the board immediately accepted my proposal. The benefits reps are gearing up for the health insurance enrollment period. I'm gearing up for my grandkids—they're arriving tonight.
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gear someone or something up (for someone or something)

to prepare someone or something for someone or something. We have to gear up the workers for the arrival of the new manager. We geared ourselves up for Frank, who was coming to lecture to us.
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gear up

v.
1. To get ready for something, especially an upcoming action or event; prepare for something: The investors geared up for the merger of the two companies.
2. To get something ready for an upcoming action or event: The company is gearing up its marketing team for the release of the new film. We geared the truck up for the journey.
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In double-enveloping worm gearing, both the worms and the gear are throated.
By cutting double-enveloping gearing coupled with the straight-sided configuration of the gear tooth, accurate tooth thickness is maintained.
Highly accurate hobs and cutters are required for all double-enveloping worm gearing, so no special tooling is needed to generate low backlash gearing.
A sealing system with return thread is provided at both sides of the double helical gearing.
The compound is thus not only exposed to pressure and pushed into the tooth cavities of the planets, but also actively pressed into the cavities of the internal gearing by the rotating screw flight.
When the planetary gearing and the internal gearing intermesh, both partial flows are pressed out together.