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propeller shaft

n
(Mechanical Engineering) the shaft that transmits power from the gearbox to the differential gear in a motor vehicle or from the engine to the propeller in a ship or aircraft
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Alightweight and rigid carbon fibre propellor shaft transfers torque from the front-mid engine to the rearmid transmission.