Words ending with shaft

Meaning of Aftershaft

Aftershaft means: The hypoptilum.

Meaning of Air shaft

Air shaft means: A passage, usually vertical, for admitting fresh air into a mine or a tunnel.

Meaning of Butt shaft

Butt shaft means: An arrow without a barb, for shooting at butts; an arrow.

Meaning of Countershaft

Countershaft means: An intermediate shaft; esp., one which receives motion from a line shaft in a factory and transmits it to a machine.

Meaning of Foundershaft

Foundershaft means: The first shaft sunk.

Meaning of Prickshaft

Prickshaft means: An arrow.

Meaning of Rock shaft

Rock shaft means: A shaft that oscillates on its journals, instead of revolving, -- usually carrying levers by means of which it receives and communicates reciprocating motion, as in the valve gear of some steam engines; -- called also rocker, rocking shaft, and way shaft.

Meaning of Shaft

Shaft means: The slender, smooth stem of an arrow; hence, an arrow.

Meaning of Shaft

Shaft means: The long handle of a spear or similar weapon; hence, the weapon itself; (Fig.) anything regarded as a shaft to be thrown or darted; as, shafts of light.

Meaning of Shaft

Shaft means: That which resembles in some degree the stem or handle of an arrow or a spear; a long, slender part, especially when cylindrical.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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