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Unveiling a host of astronauts, then, was premature, according to many in the space industry, who bristled at the political nature of the council meeting and felt the astronauts were being used as props.

It looks like an aircraft engine, but it has no hub—the prop blades are connected to the outer rim.

The couple decided to transform the experience into visual metaphor, assisted by just their own imaginations, a compact Sony digital camera with a 50-millimeter lens, several flash units and whatever props they could improvise.

We think that prop 22 has now created a model that can be replicated and can be scaled.

Arethusa propped her elbows on the high counter, and rested her chin on them so she could regard his work.

The Heart of ArethusaFrancis Barton Fox

Garry propped himself upon one elbow, the better to see the speaker's countenance.

Standing in the midst, propped between a basin and a cup, was the unframed photograph of a woman.

A Sheaf of CornMary E. Mann

They are propped up with sticks slant-wise to admit light and air, and to keep rain out.

A Maid of the Kentucky HillsEdwin Carlile Litsey

She hovered round her, raising the pillow that propped up her head, and showing her all kinds of attention.

Therese RaquinEmile Zola

Claud propped himself against the gate, slowly drew out his cigar-case and matches, and lighted up.

The Tree of KnowledgeMrs. Baillie Reynolds

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