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

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.