bow thruster

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bow thruster (plural bow thrusters)

  1. a propulsion unit mounted in or on the bow of a vehicle
  2. (nautical) a sideways pointing thruster mounted in a tunnel in the bow or under the bow in a pod, for increased maneuverability
  3. (aviation) a fixed or adjustable direction propeller unit mounted on the bow of an airship for increased maneuverability


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