Definition of Propeller. Meaning of Propeller. Synonyms of Propeller

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Definition of Propeller

propeller
Tractor screw Tractor screw or propeller propeller (Aviation) A propeller screw placed in front of the supporting planes of an a["e]roplane instead of behind them, so that it exerts a pull instead of a push. Hence, Tractor monoplane, Tractor biplane, etc.
Propeller
Propeller Pro*pel"ler, n. 1. One who, or that which, propels. 2. A contrivance for propelling a steam vessel, usually consisting of a screw placed in the stern under water, and made to revolve by an engine; a propeller wheel.

Meaning of Propeller from wikipedia

- A propeller is a device with a rotating hub and radiating blades that are set at a pitch to form a helical spiral, that, when rotated, exerts linear thrust...
- propeller, also called an air****, converts rotary motion from an engine or other power source into a swirling slipstream which pushes the propeller...
- The supercavitating propeller is a variant of a propeller for propulsion in water, where supercavitation is actively emplo**** to gain increased speed...
- equipped with contra-rotating propellers, also referred to as CRP, coaxial contra-rotating propellers, or high-speed propellers, apply the maximum power of...
- A turboprop engine is a turbine engine that drives an aircraft propeller. A turboprop consists of an intake, reduction gearbox, compressor, combustor...
- A propeller is a mechanical device that converts rotational motion into thrust. Propeller may also refer to: Propeller (aeronautics) Propeller Records...
- In aviation, a propeller strike, or prop strike, also called a sudden stoppage, is an accident in which an aircraft's propeller contacts any object and...
- drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, tailshaft (Australian English), propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft (after Girolamo Cardano) is a component...
- In aviation, propeller synchronization is a mechanism that automatically synchronizes all propellers of a multi-engine, propeller-driven aircraft so that...
- Propeller theory is the science governing the design of efficient propellers. A propeller is the most common propulsor on ships, and on small aircraft...