Meaning of ROTOR in English

ROTOR

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

main

If this attitude can be maintained throughout the roll, then the model will be continuously pulled forward by the main rotor .

Turning to the right-with the torque-would make more power avail-able to the main rotors .

This means rolling to the right with a clockwise main rotor or to the left if the rotor rotates anticlockwise.

I have found it to be a great help if the main rotor blades are covered with a glossy white material.

At the time of writing, however, the ideal design of the main rotor blade was still to be established.

Some models will drop very rapidly during the early part of the descent while the main rotor winds up to a suitable speed.

The helicopter warning horn then sounded advising that the main rotor blades were too slow.

■ NOUN

blade

The synthesised components of the molecule look and act like a rotor blade , propelling the molecule around.

There was also talk that these daredevils flew with their rotor blades overlapped by several feet, just for fun.

Dark mosquito shadows across the hilltops, rotor blades beating the air, stirring the ground, pressing down.

The grenade went up through the roof of my Huey, up through the spinning rotor blades .

I have found it to be a great help if the main rotor blades are covered with a glossy white material.

If you held the collective in flying position, the rotor blades would slow and stop.

At the time of writing, however, the ideal design of the main rotor blade was still to be established.

The disk formed by the rotor blades is what really flies.

tail

We have already seen that the weathercock effect due to forward flight makes the tail rotor too effective.

He had Reacher and the gunner lean out to watch the very delicate tail rotor .

This is inserted between the receiver and the tail rotor servo.

Hovering at the front of the clearing, the tail rotor was only a few feet from the rear.

Fig. 5.10 Lateral trim offset due to tail rotor .

My tail rotor spun just a few feet from the ground.

You should see the tail rotor slow right down or even stop.

I was nervous about hitting the tail rotor on the rough ground.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Dark mosquito shadows across the hilltops, rotor blades beating the air, stirring the ground, pressing down.

I skidded ten feet when I hit, and the rotors quietly slowed and stopped.

The experimental results that encouraged the financiers to support a rotor ship were truly spectacular.

The swirling wind from my rotors whipped the fatigues of interested watchers to a blur.

The turbine whined familiarly and the rotors blurred above the cabin.

The young man was killed after becoming entangled in the unguarded rotors of a power harrow while attempting to remove a stone.

This may require new materials - the experimental rotor is built of wood, which Wortmann says has the best damping.

When I flared, the rotor wash stirred up the dust and everything vanished.

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