Definition of propeller shaft in English:

propeller shaft

Line breaks: pro¦pel|ler shaft


  • A shaft transmitting power from an engine to a propeller or to the wheels of a motor vehicle.
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    • The aft end of the crankshaft connects to the propeller shaft through the thrust bearing.
    • Nevertheless, the outline of the ship is still obvious on the seabed and the point of interest for me remains reasonably intact, a pair of steam turbines geared to the propeller shaft.
    • A propeller shaft transferred the power from the gearbox to the differential.

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