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With an RDP, the propeller is inside a duct, and the duct itself contains the motor that powers the prop blades.
ELECTRIC PROPULSION MAKES THIS FRENCH SUBMARINE CONCEPT EXTRA SNEAKYCHRISTINA MACKENZIENOVEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They broke conversational conventions, they had new and stricter rules, they incorporated movement or props, there was both choreography and craft in their construction.
BETTER CONVERSATIONS: THE 7 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF MEANINGFUL COMMUNICATIONMATTHEWHEIMERNOVEMBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
“Mattresses were brought out for the stage, bedsheets were used for the curtains, and with the aluminum foil in cigarette packets my parents used to make crowns for us” as props, he told India’s Telegraph newspaper.
SOUMITRA CHATTERJEE, CELEBRATED INDIAN ACTOR AND ‘ONE-MAN STOCK COMPANY’ FOR SATYAJIT RAY, DIES AT 85HARRISON SMITHNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The 2012 agreement between the Obama and Romney campaigns included rules against using props or visual aids and barred follow-up questions from the audience during the town hall.
THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE WAS CHAOTIC. HERE’S WHY IMPROVING THE NEXT ONE WILL BE TOUGH.KIM BELLWAREOCTOBER 1, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The propeller sits in back for the same reason—a prop in the front would be unfriendly to smooth flow.
THIS WEIRD-LOOKING PLANE COULD SOMEDAY BE A FAST, CLEAN OPTION FOR AIR TRAVELROB VERGERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Since the prop tucks partway up into this cavity, the motor draws less than you’d think.
THIS MOTORIZED KAYAK CAN DRIVE ITSELFBY NATE MATTHEWS/OUTDOOR LIFEAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Claiborne had provided the prop, hoping to portray Biggie as the king of New York.
THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.’S CROWN AND TUPAC’S LOVE LETTERS ARE GOING TO AUCTION AT SOTHEBY’SRADMARYAAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
He realized for the first time what a prop and resource the deep maturity and scornful strength of his mother had been.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Then the thought of what had awakened her made her prop herself up on an elbow and gaze around.
THE ADVENTURE GIRLS AT K BAR OCLAIR BLANK
Just now, Grandfather's keyster is the Rock of Gibraltar, the financial prop that is sustaining the whole structure.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PROP

  • brace
  • buttress
  • caryatid
  • colonnade
  • cylinder
  • mast
  • minaret
  • monolith
  • monument
  • obelisk
  • pedestal
  • peristyle
  • pier
  • pilaster
  • post
  • prop
  • pylon
  • shaft
  • standard
  • stay
  • stele
  • support
  • totem
  • tower
  • underpinning
  • upright
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