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ROTATING SHAFT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rotating shaft mean? 

ROTATING SHAFT (noun)
  The noun ROTATING SHAFT has 1 sense:

1. a revolving rod that transmits power or motion

  Familiarity information: ROTATING SHAFT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROTATING SHAFT (noun)


Sense 1rotating shaft [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A revolving rod that transmits power or motion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

rotating shaft; shaft

Hypernyms ("rotating shaft" is a kind of...):

rod (a long thin implement made of metal or wood)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "rotating shaft"):

camshaft (has cams attached to it)

crankshaft (a rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crank)

driveshaft (a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application)

arbor; mandrel; mandril; spindle (any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts)

transmission shaft (rotating shaft that transmits rotary motion from the engine to the differential)

Holonyms ("rotating shaft" is a part of...):

rotating mechanism (a mechanism that rotates)


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