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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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camshaftcam‧shaft /ˈkæmʃɑːft $ -ʃæft/ noun [countable]  TEa metal bar that a cam is fastened to in an engine
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camshaftThe compression figures, whilst not particularly low, suggest that it may be camshaft wear.Ivars needs help with a Hobson or a Zenith carburettor, correct camshaft timing and much more.His design does away with the latter's camshafts and valves.Mods include sportier camshafts and bigger valves.A youngish man deals with us, taking us to the shop floor where camshafts are made.
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