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propeller shaft

noun
1.
a shaft that transmits power from an engine to a propeller.
2.
a drive shaft.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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British Dictionary definitions for propeller-shaft

propeller shaft

noun
1.
the shaft that transmits power from the gearbox to the differential gear in a motor vehicle or from the engine to the propeller in a ship or aircraft
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