Meaning of PROPELLER in English


also pro·pel·lor -lə(r)

( -s )

: one that propels: as

a. : screw propeller

b. obsolete : a ship driven by a propeller

c. : a mechanical device having one or more blades which when rotated about a central shaft produce a forward thrust due to the aerodynamic forces acting upon them

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