manual transmission

manual transmission
A transmission system in which gears are selected by the driver by means of a hand-operated gearshift and a foot-operated clutch. In a motorcycle the clutch is hand-operated and the gearshift is foot-operated. Contrasts with an automatic transmission. Also called a "standard transmission."

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