Definition of driveshaft
: a shaft that transmits mechanical power
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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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