airscrew
noun Date: 1894 chiefly British an airplane propeller

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • airscrew — n. an {airplane propeller}. Syn: airplane propeller, prop [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • airscrew — [er′skro͞o΄] n. Brit. an airplane propeller …   English World dictionary

  • airscrew — /air skrooh /, n. Brit. an airplane propeller. [1890 95; AIR1 + SCREW] * * * …   Universalium

  • airscrew — noun a) The propeller of an aircraft; the prop. b) Any actuator disk whose working fluid is air …   Wiktionary

  • airscrew — n. propeller that rotates to push against air …   English contemporary dictionary

  • airscrew — A propeller. The term is no longer in use …   Aviation dictionary

  • airscrew — noun Brit. an aircraft propeller …   English new terms dictionary

  • airscrew — air•screw [[t]ˈɛərˌskru[/t]] n. brit. an airplane propeller • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • airscrew — /ˈɛəskru/ (say airskrooh) noun an aeroplane propeller …   Australian English dictionary

  • airscrew — n. Brit. an aircraft propeller …   Useful english dictionary

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