Definition of airscrew in English:


Syllabification: air·screw
Pronunciation: /ˈe(ə)rˌskro͞o


  • An aircraft propeller.
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    • 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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