shaft

phonetic symbol: / ʃǽft / 

shaft - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the hollow spine of a feather
calamus , quill

[ noun ]
■ a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
rotating shaft

[ noun ]
■ a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)

[ noun ]
■ a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel

[ noun ]
■ (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
scape

[ noun ]
■ a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator)

[ noun ]
■ a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
lance , spear

[ noun ]
■ obscene terms for penis
cock , dick , pecker , peter , prick , putz , tool

[ noun ]
■ the main (mid) section of a long bone
diaphysis

[ noun ]
■ an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
e.g.)
・she threw shafts of sarcasm
barb , dig , gibe , jibe , shot , slam

[ noun ]
■ a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer

[ noun ]
■ a column of light (as from a beacon)
beam , beam of light , irradiation , light beam , ray , ray of light , shaft of light

[ verb ]
■ defeat someone through trickery or deceit
cheat , chicane , chouse , jockey , screw

[ verb ]
■ equip with a shaft

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