Associations to the word «Jackshaft»

Wiktionary

JACKSHAFT, noun. A common mechanical component used to transfer or synchronize rotational force in a machine.
JACKSHAFT, noun. A wheelless axle used to turn the wheels of a locomotive.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras