⚙️ Gear


Movement, Speed, Machinery, Functioning, Mechanics, Grinding, Settings

⚙️ Meaning: A circular machine with blunt spokes all over the outer rim and a concentric set of circles towards the center, thus forming an open circle at the last level.

The ⚙️ Gear emoji represents the device used in machinery; to get things running, moving, anything but stationary. Hence, it could suggest a sense of gearing up, while signifying movement. This emoji may also refer to the ‘settings’ icon on many gadgets such as phones, computers, laptops, etc.

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How and When to Use the ⚙️ Gear Emoji

  • Since gears represent movement, use ⚙️ while talking about ‘movement’ either in your post captions or text messages. For instance, “Never settle, and never remain still ⚙️”.
  • Speaking of the ‘settings icon’, you may bring ⚙️ into contexts that are about ‘fixing’ or ‘setting’ something up. For example, “It’s never too late to fix your perception! ⚙️” or “What’s the use of setting up all those fancy gadgets if you cannot set up a positive vibe? ⚙️”.
  • Apart from movement equipment, ⚙️ can also suggest the implicit act of grinding. Like, “It’s a beautiful Monday to slog my ass off again while I grind my own coffee ⚙️” or “In due time. Until then, just grind” ⚙️”.
  • You may also use ⚙️ while referring to ‘speed’ in any context.
  • Lastly and more obviously, ⚙️ would be a compulsory addition into captions or any other formats that are about machinery and mechanics.

Other Names

  • ⚙️ Gear Machine
  • ⚙️ Grind Gear
  • ⚙️ Settings Icon
  • ⚙️ Metal Gear
  • ⚙️ Gearwheel
  • ⚙️ Cog
  • ⚙️ Cogwheel