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cam·shaft

 (kăm′shăft′)
n.
An engine shaft fitted with a cam or cams.

camshaft

(ˈkæmˌʃɑːft)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a shaft having one or more cams attached to it, esp one used to operate the valves of an internal-combustion engine

cam•shaft

(ˈkæmˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft)

n.
an engine shaft fitted with cams.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.camshaft - has cams attached to itcamshaft - has cams attached to it    
engine - motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
rotating shaft, shaft - a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
Translations
nukkvõll
nokka-akseli

camshaft

[ˈkæmʃɑːft] N (Aut) → árbol m de levas

camshaft

nNockenwelle f

camshaft

[ˈkæmˌʃæft] nalbero a camme
single camshaft → monoalbero
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