Definition of Rockshafts

1. rockshaft [n] - See also: rockshaft



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rockshafts

rockmelon
rockmelons
rockoon
rockoons
rockpile
rockpiles
rockrose
rockrose family
rockroses
rocks along
rocksalt
rockscape
rockscapes
rockshaft
rockshafts (current term)
rockslide
rockslides
rockstar
rockstardom
rockstars
rocksteady
rocksucker
rocksuckers
rockumentaries
rockumentary
rockweed
rockweeds
rockwood
rockwork

Literary usage of Rockshafts

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1. Direct-acting Steam Pumps by Frank Ferdinand Nickel (1915)
"... are the best since the wear is so insignificant. Fig. 33c shows a very simple adjustment. TABLE 16. —SIZES or VALVE RODS 109. rockshafts and Crossheads. ..."

2. Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York (1857)
"I believe means may be devised to slide the block to any extent, however great the angular motion; and that the two rockshafts, with a reversing gear ..."

3. Mechanisms and Mechanical Movements: A Treatise on Different Types of by Franklin Day Jones (1918)
"Application of Toggle Mechanism to a Drawing Press rockshafts J and K, ... From these rockshafts, motion is transmitted to the blank- holder by means of ..."

4. Leading American Inventors by George Iles (1912)
"peller-shaft by levers, rockshafts, and connecting rods. These, and other inventions of a high order, Ericsson described and pictured in his " Contributions ..."

5. Transactions of the International Engineering Congress, 1915 (1916)
"... torsion in the rockshafts and lost motion in the connecting elements is eliminated. In units of large power, this is a most important factor. GOVERNORS. ..."

6. Transactions of the International Engineering Congress, 1915 (1916)
"... torsion in the rockshafts and lost motion in the connecting elements is eliminated. In units of large power, this is a most important factor. GOVERNORS. ..."

7. Cassier's Magazine: An Engineering Monthly (1893)
"The piston valves are inside, and their rods are connected by means of rockshafts and levers with the reversing link, which latter are also inside. ..."

8. Reports of Cases Arising Upon Letters Patent for Inventions: Determined in by Samuel Sparks Fisher (1870)
"The peculiarity of the action of this circular valve requires a different and peculiar valve gear. Four several rockshafts, which actuate the four valves, ..."

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