One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See shaft drive
- ‘A shaft-driven lift fan, in combination with a vectoring rear exhaust nozzle, gives this fighter the ability to take off in short distances, accelerate to supersonic speeds in level flight, and land vertically.’
- ‘Our solution, the shaft-driven lift-fan propulsion system, greatly amplifies lifting power without straining the engine or compromising up-and-away flight performance.’
- ‘But this was the make-or-break test for Lockheed's entire JSF effort - the moment that would determine whether the shaft-driven lift fan could produce enough thrust to lift the Marine plane.’
- ‘I soon found myself at a local motorcycle shop drooling over a jet black, shaft-driven Honda CX650 custom cruiser.’
- ‘The continuous rotation of the turbine activates a shaft-driven piston pump which sucks up water from the check dam to an overhead tank.’
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