Definition of Shafting

1. n. Shafts, collectivelly; a system of connected shafts for communicating motion.



Definition of Shafting

1. Verb. (present participle of shaft) ¹

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Definition of Shafting

1. a system of rods for transmitting motion or power [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shafting

shaft bow
shaft horsepower
shaft louse
shaft of femur
shaft of fibula
shaft of humerus
shaft of light
shaft of radius
shaft of tibia
shaft of ulna
shafted
shafter
shafters
shaftin'
shafting (current term)
shaftings
shaftless
shaftlike
shaftment
shaftments
shaftmond
shaftmound
shafts
shaftway
shaftways
shag-hound
shag-rag
shag rug

Literary usage of Shafting

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"The shafting was placed on two trucks at right angles to the door of the express car. The deceased was one of those who had hold of the end of the shafting ..."

2. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
"The speed of shafting ranges from 120-450 RPM; the diameter of line shafting usually ranges from 2J^ in. to 6 in., of FIG. 114. ..."

3. The Practice of Lubrication: An Engineering Treatise on the Origin, Nature by Thomas Christian Thomsen (1920)
"Line shafting bearings are seldom hand oiled; they are usually bottle oiled and modern shafting is frequently ring oiled. Ball and roller bearings are also ..."

4. Machine Drawing: A Text and Problem Book for Technical Students and Draftsmen by Carl Lars Svensen (1921)
"shafting.—shafting is made from various grades of wrought iron and steel. Cold rolled shafting is much used. This is shafting which has been cleaned of ..."

5. Machine Drawing: A Text and Problem Book for Technical Students and Draftsmen by Carl Lars Svensen (1921)
"shafting.—shafting is made from various grades of wrought iron and steel. Cold rolled shafting is much used. This is shafting which has been cleaned of ..."

6. Transactions of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1886)
"The writer knows that this method of taking indicator cards to ascertain the power consumed by the shafting, with the belts running on the loose pulleys, ..."

7. Marine Engineers' Handbook by Frank Ward Sterling (1920)
"Bulkhead Stuffing Boxes of cast iron are fitted where line shafting passes ... shafting Arrangement. The location of the after end cf the shafting is ..."

8. Machine Shop Work: A Comprehensive Manual of Approved Shop Methods by Frederick Warren Turner, Charles Oscar Eugene Perrigo, Howard Parker Fairfield, American Technical Society (1918)
"Lining shafting. In equipping a shop, the first work of the machinist is the erection of the shafting. The main line should be the first laid out; ..."

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