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Noun: driveshaft  'drIv,shãft
  1. A rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application
    "in motor vehicles a universal joint allows the driveshaft to move up and down as the vehicle passes over bumps"

Derived forms: driveshafts

Type of: rotating shaft, shaft

Part of: drive line, drive line system

Encyclopedia: Driveshaft