Recent Examples of propeller from the Web
The Supersonic’s propeller spins 110,000 times per minute, which yields supersonic speeds for fast drying.
The boat turned in a circle and ran over Mendez, and the propeller blades gave him several deep cuts, police said.
The silver plane’s propellers spit to life and revved as the pilot turned the Spirit of St. Louis toward the runway and took off under sunny skies Tuesday.
Snooty and many other manatees are identified by unique scars from boat propellers.
Power-Generating Windmills In the very rare occurrence that an aircraft loses all power mid-flight, many modern planes are furnished with a small propeller that deploys from either a wing or the fuselage.
That first year, a pilot gave her control of their propeller plane midflight.
Kaitlyn’s father jumped into the water to save her, but his legs were severely injured by the houseboat’s propellers and doctors later had to amputate them, local TV station KWKT reports.
Palla said Hurst helped search for the Trophy Club dad Matthew Meinert who was found dead in Denton Creek several days after he was struck by the boat propeller.
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First Known Use of propeller
PROPELLER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of propeller for English Language Learners
: a device with two or more blades that turn quickly and cause a ship or aircraft to move
PROPELLER Defined for Kids
Definition of propeller for Students
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