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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The 12,000 square metre site -- GKN Driveline's second plant in Villagran, based in the state of Guanajuato -- will also include Constant Velocity Joint machining facilities and a new propshaft painting line.
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All the time she was just a foot from his rear wheels and 18 inches from the spinning propshaft.
But he is still waiting for the propshaft he wanted for his van.
The distribution centre will focus primarily on GKN's sideshaft and propshaft production, although GKN is also seeing rising demand for its all-wheel drive and electric drive systems across the Americas region.
Following the recent consolidation of GKN's driveline activities in the UK, GKN Driveline Birmingham is now a centre of excellence and produces an entire portfolio of sideshaft and propshaft solutions and associated components for front-wheel, rear-wheel and 4x4 passenger cars and light commercial vehicles from its base in Erdington, Birmingham, UK.
9 seconds ahead of Tim McNulty in his Toyota after he inherited the lead on stage 13 when Stobart Ford driver Higgins' propshaft broke.
Defending champion Gronholm retired in the sixth special after damaging his propshaft.
Sainz's retirement came shortly after a broken propshaft in his Subaru ended Briton Richard Burns' race.
The 308 staff at the Walsall base help provide propshaft and driveshaft components to Aston Martin, Bentley, Caterpillar, Chrysler, Fiat and Jaguar.
Arua Ibrahim spent the nightmare ride wedged against the truck's fuel tank, just a foot from its giant back wheels and 18 inches from its whirring propshaft.