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shaft 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/SHaft/,
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shafts, plural;
  1. (of light) Shine in beams
    • - brilliant sunshine shafted through the skylight
  2. vulgar. (of a man) Have sexual intercourse with (a woman)

  3. vulgar. Treat (someone) harshly or unfairly
    • - I suppose she'll get a lawyer and I'll be shafted
Noun
  1. A long, narrow part or section forming the handle of a tool or club, the body of a spear or arrow, or a similar implement
    • - the shaft of a golf club
    • - the shaft of a feather
  2. An arrow or spear

  3. A column, esp. the main part between the base and capital

  4. A long cylindrical rotating rod for the transmission of motive power in a machine

  5. Each of the pair of poles between which a horse is harnessed to a vehicle

  6. A ray of light or bolt of lightning
    • - a shaft of sunlight
  7. A sudden flash of a quality or feeling
    • - a shaft of inspiration
  8. A remark intended to be witty, wounding, or provoking
    • - he directs his shafts against her
  9. vulgar. A penis

  10. Harsh or unfair treatment
    • - the executives continue to raise their pay while the workers get the shaft
  11. A long, narrow, typically vertical hole that gives access to a mine, accommodates an elevator in a building, or provides ventilation


  1. a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer
  2. equip with a shaft
  3. cheat: defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  4. shot: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
  5. a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow)
  6. beam: a column of light (as from a beacon)
  7. Shaft is a 1971 American blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ...
  8. Shaft is a 2000 American action-crime film directed by John Singleton, and starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Pat Hingle, Toni Collette, Busta Rhymes, Vanessa L. Williams, and Mekhi Phifer. ...
  9. Shaft is the soundtrack to the 2000 action film, Shaft. A mix of contemporary R&B and hip hop, it was released on June 6, 2000 through LaFace Records. The album peaked at number 22 on the Billboard 200 and number three on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The song "Bad Man", by R. ...
  10. Shaft is a double album by Isaac Hayes, recorded for Stax Records' Enterprise label as the soundtrack LP for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's 1971 blaxploitation film Shaft. The album is comprised mostly of instrumentals composed by Hayes as score for the film. ...
  11. Shaft were a British electronic music production duo, known for their covers and remixes of "(Mucho Mambo) Sway" and "Mambo Italiano". Shaft went straight to No. 2 in the UK charts with the release of '(Mucho Mambo) Sway'. ...
  12. Listed below are characters from all of the Castlevania video games in the order of their first appearances and the game's release.
  13. (shafted) broken, not working correctly. "I hit dat yooj pothole wit my car and now my front end is all shafted, da frick!" Also can mean deceived or ripped off.
  14. (Shafting) Punting or poling a boat.
  15. (Shafting) This is when an enemy agent is so anxious to get to you that he jumps down the elevator shaft (to his death). There is no way to cause this yourself. The appropriate way to use this word is: "What happened to that guy?" "Man, he shafted. ...
  16. (Shafts) are vertical excavations sunk adjacent to ore an ore body. Shafts are sunk for ore bodies where haulage to surface via truck is not economical. Shaft haulage is more economical than truck haulage at depth, and a mine may have both a decline and a ramp.
  17. (Shafts) A pair of rigid bars extending from the front of a horse-draw vehicle, attached to the sides of the horse (or other draft animal).^[226] Allows the animal to steer the vehicle, to slow it, and in the case of a two-wheeled vehicle, to hold it level. ...
  18. (SHAFTS) Plastic products for use in construction engineering. They are made in the accordance with applicable laws and standards. They successfully replace conventional concrete shafts. ...
  19. (shafts) pieces that are used in movable structures and that carry torsion stresses
  20. An enclosed space extending through one or more stories of a building, connecting vertical openings in successive floors, or floors and roof.
  21. The rotating part in the center of a wind generator or motor that transfers power.
  22. Reciprocating or rotating member, usually within a cylinder; not in contact with the walls.
  23. The arrow excluding the point, nock and vanes.
  24. The long part of the stick that is straight and is held by the player.
  25. The handle of the canoe paddle between the grip and the blade