camshaft

noun cam·shaft \ ˈkam-ˌshaft \
Updated on: 14 May 2018

Definition of camshaft

: a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part

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1847

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  • : a metal shaft or bar to which a cam is attached


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