A toothed, wheel-shaped metal gear, as rotates to power machines.
Commonly used for content concerning tools, equipment, and technology in a range of contexts, such as engineering, motor vehicles, and video games. May also represent hard work, e.g., grinding in sports.
Samsung’s design features a stylized, white gear on a green square, as a sign or icon of machinery.
Gear was approved as part of Unicode 4.1 in 2005 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.