HyperDic: prop

English > 4 senses of the word prop:
NOUNartifactpropa support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
artifactprop, propertyany movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
artifactprop, airplane propeller, airscrewa propeller that rotates to push against air
VERBcontactprop, prop up, shore up, shoresupport by placing against something solid or rigid
prop > pronunciation
Soundspraa'p
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English > prop: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling.
Narrowerpitprop, spragA wooden prop used to support the roof of a mine
Broadersupportsupporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
Spanishapoyo, pilar
Catalanpilar
Verbspropsupport by placing against something solid or rigid
English > prop: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAny movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie.
Example"before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
Synonymproperty
Part ofmise en scene, stage setting, settingarrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
Narrowercustard pieA prop consisting of an open pie filled with real or artificial custard
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishaccesorio
English > prop: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA propeller that rotates to push against air.
Synonymsairplane propeller, airscrew
Part ofpropeller planeAn airplane that is driven by a propeller
Broaderpropeller, propellorA mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water
Spanishhélice de avión, hélice
Catalanhèlice d'avió
English > prop: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningsupport by placing against something solid or rigid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsprop up, shore up, shore
Narrowerbolsterprop up with a pillow or bolster
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Spanishapoyar, apuntalar
Catalanapuntalar, sostenir
Nounspropa support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling

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