Camshaft definition

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An engine shaft fitted with a cam or cams.
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A shaft of which a cam is an essential part, or to which a cam is fastened.
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A shaft fitted with cams; especially one in a piston engine that activates the valves.
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Noun

Singular:
camshaft
Plural:
camshafts

Origin of camshaft