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shafting Line breaks: shaft|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɑːftɪŋ/

Definition of shafting in English:


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.
Example sentences
  • Livingston take great pleasure in giving us regular almighty arsefuckings, shaftings, rogerings, beatings, whichever colloquialism you like best.
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