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Screw propeller   /skru prəpˈɛlər/   Listen
Screw propeller

A propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air.  Synonym: screw.

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"Screw propeller" Quotes from Famous Books

... air-foils of Earth. A framework hung below it, but it had no balancing tail. And there was a glittering something before it that obviously was its propelling mechanism, but as obviously was not a screw propeller. It swept overhead, with a man in it looking downward. Tommy watched coolly. It was past him, sweeping toward the jungle. It swung sharply to the right, banking steeply. Smoking things dropped from it, which expanded ...
— The Fifth-Dimension Tube • William Fitzgerald Jenkins

Words linked to "Screw propeller" :   ship, outboard motor, propellor, propeller, outboard, screw

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