rockshaft


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rock·shaft

 (rŏk′shăft′)
n.
A shaft that oscillates or rocks upon its bearings but does not revolve.
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rockshaft

(ˈrɒkˌʃɑːft)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a shaft that rotates backwards and forwards rather than continuously, esp one used in the valve gear of a steam engine
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