shafting


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shaft·ing

 (shăf′tĭng)
n.
1. A system of shafts, as in a mechanical device, for transmitting motion or power.
2. Material from which shafts are made.
3. Slang An instance of harsh or unfair treatment: got a shafting when they bought that house.
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shafting

(ˈʃɑːftɪŋ)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) an assembly of rotating shafts for transmitting power
2. the stock from which shafts are made
3. (Architecture) architect a set of shafts
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