Definition of driveshaft
: a shaft that transmits mechanical power
Recent Examples of driveshaft from the Web
The largest recall—of approximately 400,000 vehicles—applies to 2015-17 transit van/bus vehicles that are being recalled to replace the driveshaft flexible coupling.
The defect can cause the driveshaft to separate,...
The technology that Bigland boasts of: Every Stelvio carries a carbon-fiber driveshaft and enough aluminum that the new Alfa should undercut the BMW X3 by almost 100 pounds.
Out of necessity, Ford’s designers placed a tunnel in the frame of their combustion vehicles to make room for exhaust pipes and a driveshaft.
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Definition of driveshaft for English Language Learners
: a part of a vehicle that carries power from the gears to the wheels
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