arm shaft


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  • rocker arm shaft — The shaft upon which the rocker arms are mounted so that the rocker arms can pivot …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • shaft — A long smooth surfaced bar of metal with a circular (round) cross section. See armature shaft arm shaft auxilliar drive shaft axle shaft balance shaft bevel drive shaft cardan shaft clutch shaft composite propeller shaft …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • arm — A part attached to or projecting from something. Also see a arm a arm actuator arm ball joint rocker arm breaker arm check arm contact arm control arm crankarm door check arm …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Arm — This article is about the upper part of the human upper limb. For other uses, see Arm (disambiguation). Arm The human arm …   Wikipedia

  • Pitman arm — The Pitman arm is a steering component in an automobile or truck. The Pitman arm is a linkage attached to the steering gear (see recirculating ball) sector shaft, that converts the angular motion of the sector shaft into the linear motion needed… …   Wikipedia

  • pitman arm — A short lever arm splined to the steering gear cross shaft, the pitman arm transmits the steering force from the cross shaft to the steering linkage system. In this way rotary motion of the steering wheel is turned to lateral movement of the arm …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Rocker arm — Rocker Rock er, n. 1. One who rocks; specifically, one who rocks a cradle. [1913 Webster] It was I, sir, said the rocker, who had the honor, some thirty years since, to attend on your highness in your infancy. Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. One of the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rocker arm — rock′er arm n. aum mac a rocking or oscillating arm or lever rotating with a moving shaft or pivoted on a stationary shaft • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • Crank shaft — Crank Crank (kr[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. cranke; akin to E. cringe, cringle, crinkle, and to crank, a., the root meaning, probably, to turn, twist. See {Cringe}.] 1. (Mach.) A bent portion of an axle, or shaft, or an arm keyed at right angles to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rocker arm — Mach. a rocking or oscillating arm or lever rotating with a moving shaft or pivoted on a stationary shaft. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

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