drive shaft definition by Webster's New World
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a shaft that transmits rotary motion or power, as from the transmission to the rear axle in an automobile
drive shaft definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A rotating shaft that transmits mechanical power from a motor or an engine to a point or region of application.