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camshaft

noun [C] uk   /ˈkæm.ʃɑːft/  us   /-ʃæft/
a device that causes the valves of an engine to open or close at the correct time
Translations of “camshaft”
in Chinese (Traditional) 凸輪軸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 凸轮轴…
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