rockshaft

noun rock·shaft \ ˈräk-ˌshaft \

Definition of rockshaft

: a shaft that oscillates on its journals instead of revolving

First Known Use of rockshaft

circa 1864


Learn More about rockshaft


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up rockshaft? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!