[ jak-shaft, -shahft ]
/ ˈdʒækˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft /
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This term means the "arrangement of words in regularly measured, patterned, or rhythmic lines or verses." What is it?
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Example sentences from the Web for jackshaft
These little internal-gear sprockets were hung on double-shrouded pinions secured to each end of the jackshaft.
British Dictionary definitions for jackshaft
/ (ˈdʒækˌʃɑːft) /
a short length of shafting that transmits power from an engine or motor to a machine
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