Meaning of PROPELLER in English


Variant: also pro · pel · lor

Pronunciation: pr ə - ' pe-l ə r

Function: noun

Date: 1780

: one that propels especially : a device that consists of a central hub with radiating blades placed and twisted so that each forms part of a helical surface and that is used to propel a vehicle (as a ship or airplane)

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