rotor ship

noun

: a ship propelled by the pressure and suction of the wind acting on one or more revolving vertical cylinders

Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rotor ship was in 1924

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“Rotor ship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotor%20ship. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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