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synonyms for propeller

  • screw
  • driver
  • fan
  • fin
  • oar
  • paddle
  • prop
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Opportunities exist here mostly for component companies making better batteries, motors and quiet propellers.
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Then my five-year-old daughter somehow managed to get one of the propellers stuck in her hair.
AMAZON STILL HASN’T FIXED ITS PROBLEM WITH BAIT-AND-SWITCH REVIEWSTIMOTHY B. LEEDECEMBER 30, 2020ARS TECHNICA
A couple of hours later, I noticed that another propeller—not the one that had grabbed my daughter's hair—had fallen off entirely.
AMAZON STILL HASN’T FIXED ITS PROBLEM WITH BAIT-AND-SWITCH REVIEWSTIMOTHY B. LEEDECEMBER 30, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Others use propellers—typically four of them—to pull themselves up into the sky, kind of like helicopters.
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In a turbofan, the engine’s turbine drives a fan at the front of the engine, while in a turboprop it drives a propeller at the front of the engine.
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The propeller to be worked by this novel engine was of course his long-idle screw.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
It was a fourteen-horse-power engine, water-cooled, and geared with a chain to the propeller.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
The next moment the engine began to throb regularly, and the blades of the propeller whirled.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
The big propeller-wings began to beat the air, and the sound rose to a keen buzzing.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Swift and straight she flew and suddenly Chet roared to Lance to shut down, and the propeller groaningly stopped.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
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WORDS RELATED TO PROPELLER

  • arbalest
  • ballista
  • heaver
  • hurler
  • pitcher
  • propeller
  • shooter
  • sling
  • slingshot
  • tosser
  • trebuchet
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.