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Meaning of PROPELLER

Pronunciation:  pru'pelur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water
 

PROPELLER is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: propellor
 
 See Also: airplane propeller, airscrew, blade, hub, mechanical device, prop, screw, screw propeller, vane, variable-pitch propeller

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*pel"ler\, n.
1. One who, or that which, propels.

2. A contrivance for propelling a steam vessel, usually
   consisting of a screw placed in the stern under water, and
   made to revolve by an engine; a propeller wheel.



3. A steamboat thus propelled; a screw steamer.

{Propeller wheel},the screw, usually having two or more
   blades, used in propelling a vessel.



 

 

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