propeller

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From propel +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

propeller (plural propellers)

  1. One who, or that which, propels.
  2. A mechanical device, with shaped blades that turn on a shaft, to push against air or water, especially one used to propel an aircraft or boat.
  3. A steamboat thus propelled; a screw steamer.

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English propeller.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /propɛlər/, [pʰʁ̥oˈpɛlˀɐ]

Noun[edit]

propeller c (singular definite propelleren, plural indefinite propellere)

  1. propeller (mechanical device used to propel)

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Noun[edit]

propeller c

  1. plural indefinite of propel

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

propeller c

  1. propeller