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cam·shaft

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

(ˈkæmˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft)

n.
an engine shaft fitted with cams.
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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
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Translations
nukkvõll
nokka-akseli

camshaft

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

nNockenwelle f
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camshaft

[ˈkæmˌʃæft] nalbero a camme
single camshaft → monoalbero
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Callahan came to MMI in 2012 and initiated a strategic plan that resulted in the molder focusing on improving its technology base and on serving customers in two areas of its core competency: automotive/heavy truck components, and customized, highly engineered, returnable dunnage for auto parts such as power trains and cam shafts. "A company our size, with $20 million in sales in 2012, can't be all things to all people.
The new AM11 engine thus boasts fully CNC machined combustion chambers and lighter, hollow, cam shafts.