Recent Examples of propeller from the Web
After several attempts, the endeavor had to be canceled after one of the covers got detached from the frame and broke, damaging the propellers.
For now, however, the project is a concoction of aluminum framing and eight propellers that barely gets off the ground and crashes after several seconds.
Think of a tiny propeller that spins on your fingertip.
The gadget — a propeller-shaped device that rotates on a set of ball bearings — is to improve focus and concentration while reducing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and bad habits, according to the fidget spinner website.
There are a few basic components to Spark: propellers, motors, a camera and a battery.
The sound of propellers was barely audible at first.
A boat propeller typically moves about 3,200 revolutions a minute and can make 160 cuts in a second, according to Thomson.
Waterproof (rather obviously) and with two tiny propellers this avian wonder will scoot about your bath, and all under your control.
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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
: a device having a hub fitted with blades that is made to turn rapidly by an engine and that causes a ship, power boat, or airplane to move
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