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On the following day Sigurd went to her apartment, and Alsvid stood outside the door shafting arrows.
Between these hulls were placed the paddle-wheels, working upon the shafting propelled by horses.
Long sheds are erected and shafting extends down both sides of the shearing place.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
Twenty or more shearers will be lined up in one of these sheds, each man operating a clipping machine connected with the shafting.
TEXTILESWILLIAM H. DOOLEY
The entire shafting in the shops must be kept in operation the entire year, often for less than 50 per cent.
The line shafting driving ceiling fans usually runs about 75 revolutions.
Fully three-fourths of the trouble found in electric motors arises from improper shafting and belting.
This property is brought into play when mechanical power is transmitted by means of shafting.
The vertical supports (sometimes used alone to frame in the whole light) are called "shafting."
They turn three-quarters of a mile of main shafting, besides a mile or more of connecting shafts, and as much belting.

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