adjustable-pitch

adjective
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Definition of adjustable-pitch

of an airplane propeller
: having means of pitch adjustment of the blades while at rest but incapable of such adjustment while in motion

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First Known Use of adjustable-pitch

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Adjustable-pitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adjustable-pitch. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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