HyperDic: propeller

English > 1 sense of the word propeller:
NOUNartifactpropeller, propellora mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water
propeller > pronunciation
Soundsprahpeh'ler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > propeller: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water.
Synonympropellor
Partsblade, vaneFlat surface that rotates and pushes against air or water
hubThe central part of a car wheel (or fan or propeller etc) through which the shaft or axle passes
Narrowerairplane propeller, airscrew, propA propeller that rotates to push against air
screw, screw propellerA propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air
variable-pitch propellerpropeller for which the angle of the blades is adjustable
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishhélice, propulsor
Catalanhèlice, hèlix, propulsor
Verbspropelcause to move forward with force

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