thrust shaft


thrust shaft
noun
: the length of a propeller shaft provided with collars for resisting the end thrust of the propeller and held by the thrust bearing

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  • Thrust block — A thrust block is a specialised form of thrust bearing used in ships, to resist the thrust of the propellor shaft and transmit it to the hull. Early thrust boxes Early screw propelled steamships used a thrust block or thrust box composed of… …   Wikipedia

  • Thrust — Thrust, n. 1. A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or foot, or with any instrument; a stab; a word much used as a term of fencing. [1913 Webster] [Polites] Pyrrhus with his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrust bearing — Thrust Thrust, n. 1. A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or foot, or with any instrument; a stab; a word much used as a term of fencing. [1913 Webster] [Polites] Pyrrhus with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrust plane — Thrust Thrust, n. 1. A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or foot, or with any instrument; a stab; a word much used as a term of fencing. [1913 Webster] [Polites] Pyrrhus with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thrust — [thrust] vt. thrust, thrusting [ME thrusten, thristen < ON thrysta < IE * treud , to squeeze, push > THREAT, L trudere] 1. to push with sudden force; shove; drive 2. to pierce; stab 3. to force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone …   English World dictionary

  • thrust bearing — noun a bearing designed to take thrusts parallel to the axis of revolution • Hypernyms: ↑bearing * * * noun or thrust block : a bearing to resist end thrust; specifically : one provided with collars or horseshoe shaped pieces or rollers which… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thrust vectoring — Infobox Aviation name = Thrust vectoring caption = The F 18 HARV, X 31, and F 16 MATV in flightThrust vectoring is the ability of an aircraft or other vehicle to direct the thrust from its main engine(s) in a direction other than parallel to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Thrust bearing — A thrust bearing is a particular type of rotary bearing. Like other rotary bearings they permit rotation between parts, but they are designed to support a high axial load while doing this.Thrust bearings come in several varieties. * Ball thrust… …   Wikipedia

  • thrust — v. & n. v. (past and past part. thrust) 1 tr. push with a sudden impulse or with force (thrust the letter into my pocket). 2 tr. (foll. by on) impose (a thing) forcibly; enforce acceptance of (a thing) (had it thrust on me). 3 intr. (foll. by at …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrust horsepower — The amount of horsepower the engine propeller combination transforms into thrust. The terms brake horsepower and shaft horsepower are more often used for reciprocating engines rather than thrust horsepower. In gas turbine engines, it is the force …   Aviation dictionary


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