Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “shaft”

See all translations

shaft

noun /ʃaːft/
the long straight part or handle of a tool, weapon etc the shaft of a golf club. one of two poles on a cart etc to which a horse etc is harnessed
vara
The horse stood patiently between the shafts.
a revolving bar transmitting motion in an engine
eje
the driving shaft.
a long, narrow space, made for eg a lift in a building
hueco, pozo
a liftshaft a mineshaft.
a ray of light
rayo
a shaft of sunlight.
(Definition of shaft from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “shaft” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

past participle

the form of a verb, usually made by adding -ed, used in some grammatical structures such as the passive and the present perfect

Word of the Day

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More