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prop1 British & World English

A pole or beam used as a temporary support or to keep something in position

prop2 British & World English

A portable object other than furniture or costumes used on the set of a play or film

prop3 British & World English

An aircraft propeller

prop English Thesaurus

steel props support the 1.5 km long underpass construction

prop. British & World English

Proposition

pit prop British & World English

A large wooden beam used to support the roof of a coal mine

prop jet British & World English

A turboprop aircraft or engine

prop wash British & World English

A current of water or air created by the action of a propeller or rotor

prop up the bar British & World English

Spend a considerable time drinking in a pub

prop someone/thing up British & World English

Support or assist someone or something that would otherwise fail or decline

prop someone/thing up in prop1 British & World English

Support or assist someone or something that would otherwise fail or decline

agitprop British & World English

Political (originally communist) propaganda, especially in art or literature

prop forward in prop1 British & World English

A forward at either end of the front row of a scrum

propshaft British & World English

A propeller shaft, especially of a motor vehicle

turboprop British & World English

A jet engine in which a turbine is used to drive a propeller

prop up the bar in prop1 British & World English

Spend a considerable time drinking in a pub