propeller shaft

propeller shaft
The shaft which transmits the rotary motion from an engine to a propeller, as on a ship or aircraft.

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  • propeller shaft — ► NOUN ▪ a shaft transmitting power from an engine to a propeller or to the wheels of a vehicle …   English terms dictionary

  • propeller shaft — British term for driveshaft. The shaft connecting the transmission output shaft to the differential pinion shaft. See composite propeller shaft divided propeller shaft …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • propeller shaft — noun 1. : a shaft that carries a screw propeller at its end and transmits power from engine to propeller 2. : a shaft that transmits power from the transmission to the rear axle of an automotive vehicle : drive shaft …   Useful english dictionary

  • propeller shaft — 1. a shaft that transmits power from an engine to a propeller. 2. a drive shaft. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • propeller shaft — The shaft on which the propeller is mounted …   Aviation dictionary

  • propeller shaft — noun a shaft transmitting power from an engine to a propeller or to the wheels of a vehicle …   English new terms dictionary

  • propeller shaft — /prəˈpɛlə ʃaft/ (say pruh peluh shahft) noun the shaft which transmits power from an engine to a propeller, etc …   Australian-English dictionary

  • propeller shaft — (British) rod that transmits power from an engine to a propeller …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tapered propeller shaft — A propeller shaft with a tapered end that fits into a tapered hole inside the propeller hub …   Aviation dictionary

  • composite propeller shaft — A single piece propeller shaft made of fibre reinforced epoxy in which the fibres are usually glass and/or carbon …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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