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drive shaft

also drive·shaft (drīv′shăft′)
A rotating shaft that transmits mechanical power from a motor or an engine to a point or region of application.
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drive shaft



(Mechanical Engineering) another name for propeller shaft
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drive′ shaft`

a shaft for imparting torque from a power source or prime mover to machinery.
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Drive shaft material evacuation ports in the flange help protect the drive system from debris.
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Pull the lower straight drive shaft down only when you're installing or taking off the feeder.
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The equipment uses a shaft mounted laser, which is trued to the drive shaft before passing a self-centering target along the bore and measuring deviation from the projected centre line.