transmission shaft

noun
rotating shaft that transmits rotary motion from the engine to the differential
Hypernyms: ↑rotating shaft, ↑shaft
Part Holonyms: ↑gearbox, ↑gear box, ↑gear case

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noun
: a shaft in the transmission of an automotive vehicle that carries the sliding gears and makes the driving connection between the clutch and the propeller shaft

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