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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A long, narrow object or projectile. Also: The empty space where an elevator rides.

Usage examples (33)
  • The tall, thin monument looked like a long shaft.
  • The older form is sometimes called shaft-and-globe.
  • The technician selects the shaft from the shaft bin.
  • The prevailing style of marble shaft is coffin shaped. for more
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