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

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca