It was like watching an election in reverse gear, first the results, then the voting.
The transmission system has five forward and two reverse gears.
When in reverse gear, the effect will be much greater and opposite.
But with the reverse gear he was able to back away and keep going.
I can only go one way, I've not got a reverse gear.
Mind you, that's small change for a bike that even has a reverse gear.
This car driver has a problem he can only solve by using reverse gear.
Thus the movement, seen from close by, appears to go into reverse gear.
Note that the top three reverse gears are not available for use.
As has happened so often in 20th-century fashion, the thrust for the future soon went into reverse gear.