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- n. A shaft used to transmit rotary motion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application
Vettel: Well, I think the word driveshaft says it all.
The driveshaft of the flagellum is loose within the wall and is driven by a motor and rotates like the propeller of a ship.
A bladeless wind turbine whose only rotating component is a turbine/driveshaft could generate power at a cost comparable to coal-fired power plants, according to its developers at Solar Aero.
With the tongue sticking out the front and no driveshaft in sight, and no place to put an engine.
The second explosion occurs when the SQUID detects engine heat directly overhead and sends a burst of “sticky tendrils” that cling the straps to the axles and driveshaft.
After he described the blades, motor, driveshaft, bearings, and directional fin, the Kindergarteners began to sketch their designs.
A coupling in its driveshaft had come loose, so the driveshafts of all Ospreys were inspected.
With the nacelles separated by about forty-five feet, though, having both engines shot out at once was unlikely, they concluded, and the interconnecting driveshaft would let one engine power both rotors so a pilot could land in helicopter mode safely even with one engine out.
This was accomplished by running an “interconnecting driveshaft” through the wing.
The wing stow mechanism also had to hold and turn clusters of hydraulic and fuel lines, thousands of electrical, flight control, and other wires, plus a big driveshaft that needed to run through the area.
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