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airscrew

Line breaks: air|screw
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːskruː
 
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Definition of airscrew in English:

noun

British
An aircraft propeller.
Example sentences
  • In 1480, Leonardo da Vinci drew his famous ‘airscrew’ machine which could never have flown.
  • Both planes were triplanes with twin tractor airscrews driven by shafts from the fuselage.
  • This helicopter had four lifting airscrews and five auxiliary propellers.

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