1. [ adjective ] equipped with compound gearing consisting of 2 pinions and 2 wheels in mesh to increase the mechanical advantage

"the double-geared lifting mechanism of a crane"

Related terms: geared
2. [ adjective ] (of a lathe) equipped with gearing for reducing the speed of the spindle from that of the driving pulley
Synonyms: back-geared

"a back-geared lathe"

Related terms: geared
Similar spelling:   double-glaze