Definition of shafting in English:

shafting

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃɑːftɪŋ
 
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noun

  • 1 [mass noun] A system of connected shafts for transmitting motive power in a machine: the engine drives 400 yards of shafting, powering the entire factory
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    • Lighter in weight than solid shafting, the tubular shaft components are designed to cool quickly, extending the life of slide bushings operating at high load and speed.
    • I suppose it's just that carbon shafting dominates the target scene these dayze.
  • 2 vulgar slang An act of sexual intercourse.

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