derailleur

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English[edit]

A front derailleur.
A rear derailleur

Etymology[edit]

From French dérailleur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈɹeɪljə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /dəˈɹeɪlɚ/, /dəˈɹeɪljə/

Noun[edit]

derailleur (plural derailleurs)

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  1. The mechanism on a bicycle used to move the chain from one sprocket (gear) to another.
  2. The entire gearset on a bicycle with such a mechanism.

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