Recent Examples of propeller from the Web
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.
Bernton reports that the orcas and other whales hear fishing boats’ propellers and know it’s snack time.
The propellers are driven by electric motors, says project manager Zach Lovering.
The prototype has four propellers on each of two wings that can rotate to a vertical position for takeoff and landing, like a helicopter, and to a horizontal position for level flight.
The archaeological remains, including a 15-inch torpedo tube molded into the bow stem and the top of a propeller blade, are draped with white anemones 300 feet below the surface, officials said.
The archaeological remains, including a 15-inch torpedo tube molded into the bow stem and the top of a propeller blade, are draped with white anemones 300 feet (91 meters) below the surface, officials said.
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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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