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airshaft

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air +‎ shaft

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airshaft (plural airshafts)

  1. (architecture) A vertical opening running from a courtyard to the sky, thus allowing air to circulate to high-rise apartments or offices
  2. (manufacturing) A device used for handling winding reels in the processing of web-fed materials, such as in continuous-process printing presses

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