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driveshaft

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EtymologyEdit

From drive +‎ shaft.

NounEdit

driveshaft (plural driveshafts)

  1. A shaft used to transmit rotary motion.
    • The driveshaft of an automobile transfers power from the engine to the wheels.
    • A windmill transmits motion to the ground level via a vertical driveshaft, which operates a water pump.

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