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Meaning of “propeller” in the English Dictionary

"propeller" in British English

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propellernoun [C]

uk   /prəˈpel.ər/  us   // (informal prop)
a ​device that ​causes a ​ship or ​aircraft to ​move, consisting of two or more ​blades that ​spin at high ​speed
(Definition of propeller from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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propellernoun [C]

 us   /prəˈpel·ər/
a ​device with two or more ​blades that ​spin around to ​produce a ​force for ​moving the ​ship or ​aircraft to which it is ​attached
(Definition of propeller from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “propeller”
in Arabic مَرْوَحة…
in Korean 프로펠러…
in Portuguese hélice…
in Catalan hèlice…
in Japanese プロペラ, スクリュー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 螺旋桨…
in Turkish pervane…
in Russian пропеллер, винт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 螺旋槳…
in Italian elica…
in Polish śmigło…
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