Related formscoun·ter·shaft·ing, noun
Examples from the Web for countershaft
Your dynamo has been mounted on a wooden foundation, and belted to the countershaft, by means of an endless belt.
The crushers and conveyors were driven from a countershaft, in turn driven from the engine by an 18-in.
Each machine has a countershaft and pulleys complete with stands as shown.Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery|Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd.
This five horsepower engine is installed in the milk room of the dairy, and is belted to a countershaft.
The second driver is the second pulley on the countershaft, and the second driven is the one it drives or that on the machine.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose