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Definition of the noun airscrew

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noun - plural: airscrews

  1. a propeller that rotates to push against air

Alternative definition of the noun airscrew


  1. The propeller of an aircraft; the prop.
  2. Any actuator disk whose working fluid is air.

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Google previewArise To Conquer [Illustrated Edition] (2015)

by Wing Commander Ian Gleed DSO DFC

The Rotol constantspeed airscrew is a further, and remarkable, development of this device. In aircraft fitted with it the number of revolutions of the engine per minute is actually kept constant, for, when the throttle is opened and the engine gives ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Anthony G. Atkins, Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

An airscrew is a propeller that operates in air. A marinescrew propeller consists of a number of blades, typically three, ...

Google previewAlternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia (2016)

by Jay H. Lehr, Jack Keeley

originated the basic concepts of aerodynamic analysis of airscrew propellers and windmills. In 1974, Wilson et al. [3–4] extended Glauert's work for application to wind turbines and presented a step-by-step procedure for ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1922)

regarding the airscrew blade as a twisted aeroplane wing rotating about one tip as it advances through the air, assumed that the total reaction may be obtained by int rating the forces which would act ...

Google previewThe Simon & Schuster Young Readers' Illustrated Dictionary (1985)

by John Grisewood

airscrew n. propeller of an aircraft, etc. AIRSHIP airship n. a lighter-than-air craft that is powered and.

Google previewDictionary of the First World War (2007)

by Stephen Pope, Elizabeth-Anne Wheal

Highfiringgun positions, 'PUSHER' aircraft with theengine behind the pilot, DEFLECTOR GEAR toprotect the propeller frombullets, and even observer nacelles infront the airscrew weretried before INTERRUPTER GEAR finallysolved the ...

Google previewCultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary (1995)

Studies in Honor of Ladislav Zgusta by Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane

airscrew (propeller ); ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

stabilizer; cockpit, flight deck, canopy, gondola, nacelle, cabin, ejection seat; belly, hull; balloon, ballonet; engine, engine pod, propeller, airscrew, prop, contraprop; afterburner, throat, inlet; reciprocating, radial, or jet engine, fanjet, turbofan, ...

Google previewScience and Technology Encyclopedia (2000)

by The University of Chicago Press, Leszek Kołakowski

See also TURBOFAN ENGINE turboprop engine Aircraft engine that has a PROPELLER (airscrew) driven by a gas TURBINE through gears. The turbine compresses air which is mixed with fuel and burned in a combustion chamber, producing ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology (2005)

by Allan Beaver

airscrew Obsolete name for an aircraft propeller; but note that 'screw' is still in usage meaning a ship's propeller. airship A 'lighter-than-air' flying machine; ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

airscrew noun an aeroplane propeller. airship noun any aircraft lighter than air, with a rigid structure containing hydrogen or helium gas, driven by propellers and able to be steered. air show noun ...

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Airscrew Meaning

Video shows what airscrew means. The propeller of an aircraft; the prop.. Any actuator disk whose working fluid is air.. Airscrew Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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