propeller shaft

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propeller shaft

[prə′pel·ər ‚shaft]
(mechanical engineering)
A shaft, carrying a screw propeller at its end, that transmits power from an engine to the propeller.

propeller shaft

The shaft on which the propeller is mounted.
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Alightweight and rigid carbon fibre propellor shaft transfers torque from the front-mid engine to the rearmid transmission.
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Our principal product in China is the constant velocity jointed drive shaft -fitted in 85 per cent of the vehicles produced worldwide -but we also make propellor shafts.