Definition of Shaft in English :
Define Shaft in English
Shaft meaning in English
Meaning of Shaft in English
Pronunciation of Shaft in English
Shaft pronunciation in English
Pronounce Shaft in Englishsee synonyms of shaft
a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
Example Sentences:'his parting shot was drop dead'''she threw shafts of sarcasm''she takes a dig at me every chance she gets'
a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)
a column of light (as from a beacon)
obscene terms for penis
a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)
a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel
equip with a shaft
defeat someone through trickery or deceit
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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