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shaft

synonym (synonym of shaft)

hypernym (shaft IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column (noun.artifact)
    a vertical structural member as a post or stake (noun.artifact)
     
  • a column of light (as from a beacon) (noun.phenomenon)
    (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer (noun.communication)
    a mark that is long relative to its width (noun.communication)
     
  • a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon (noun.artifact)
    any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting (noun.artifact)
     
  • a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel (noun.artifact)
    a way through or along which someone or something may pass (noun.artifact)
     
  • a revolving rod that transmits power or motion (noun.artifact)
    a long thin implement made of metal or wood (noun.artifact)
     
  • a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator) (noun.artifact)
    a passage between rooms or between buildings (noun.artifact)
     
  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (noun.communication)
    a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information (noun.communication)
     
  • defeat someone through trickery or deceit (verb.competition)
    come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (verb.competition)
     
  • equip with a shaft (verb.possession)
    provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose (verb.possession)
     
  • obscene terms for penis (noun.body)
    the male organ of copulation (`member' is a euphemism) (noun.body)
     
  • the hollow spine of a feather (noun.animal)
    a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant (noun.body)
     
  • the main (mid) section of a long bone (noun.body)
    in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow (noun.body)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF shaft relation)

  • a column of light (as from a beacon) (noun.phenomenon)
    a ray that produces a thermal effect (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    the beam of a car's headlights that provides distant illumination (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a ray of moonlight (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a ray of sunlight (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a beam of light generated by a laser (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    the beam of a car's headlights that provides illumination for a short distance (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon (noun.artifact)
    the slender spear of the Bantu-speaking people of Africa (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a spear thrown as a weapon or in competitive field events (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a spear with three prongs (noun.artifact)
     
  • a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow) (noun.artifact)
    a shaft on which a wheel rotates (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    one of two shafts extending from the body of a cart or carriage on either side of the animal that pulls it (noun.artifact)
     
  • a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel (noun.artifact)
    a shaft for ventilation (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine (noun.artifact)
     
  • a revolving rod that transmits power or motion (noun.artifact)
    has cams attached to it (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crank (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a rotating shaft that transmits power from the engine to the point of application (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    rotating shaft that transmits rotary motion from the engine to the differential (noun.artifact)
     
  • a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator) (noun.artifact)
    a vertical shaft in a building to permit the passage of an elevator from floor to floor (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a shaft in a building; serves as an air passage for ventilation (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an open shaft through the floors of a building (as for a stairway) (noun.artifact)
     
  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (noun.communication)
    an unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person (noun.communication)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon (noun.artifact)
    a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the head and sharpened point of a spear (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column (noun.artifact)
    (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure (noun.artifact)
     
  • a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer (noun.communication)
    a mark to indicate a direction or relation (noun.communication)
     
  • a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel (noun.artifact)
    excavation in the earth from which ores and minerals are extracted (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a passageway through or under something, usually underground (especially one for trains or cars) (noun.artifact)
     
  • a revolving rod that transmits power or motion (noun.artifact)
    a mechanism that rotates (noun.artifact)
     
  • a vertical passageway through a building (as for an elevator) (noun.artifact)
    a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place (noun.artifact)
     
  • the hollow spine of a feather (noun.animal)
    the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds (noun.animal)
     

derivation (.... is derived from shaft)

  • (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column (noun.artifact)
    equip with a shaft (verb.possession)
     
  • a column of light (as from a beacon) (noun.phenomenon)
    cast rays of light upon (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.weather)
    emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light (verb.weather)
     
  • (verb.weather)
    emit as rays (verb.weather)
     
  • (adj.all)
    radiating or as if radiating light (adj.all)
     
  • a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon (noun.artifact)
    pierce with a spear (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    thrust up like a spear (verb.stative)
     
  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (noun.communication)
    laugh at with contempt and derision (verb.communication)
     
  • defeat someone through trickery or deceit (verb.competition)
    the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who leads you to believe something that is not true (noun.person)
     
  • equip with a shaft (verb.possession)
    (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column (noun.artifact)
     
  • the main (mid) section of a long bone (noun.body)
    relating to the diaphysis of a bone (adj.pert)
     

domain category (shaft is domain category of ....)

  • (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column (noun.artifact)
    the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings (noun.cognition)
     

domain usage (shaft is used in .... domain)

synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym derivation domain category barb dig beam beam of light diaphysis cock rib rod passage upright passageway camshaft crankshaft driveshaft arbor transmission shaft barb spear-point spearhead spearpoint feather plumage rotating mechanism mine tunnel column spear lance spear up diaphyseal diaphysial architecture

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