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Definition of the noun airscrew
What does airscrew mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: airscrews
- a propeller that rotates to push against air
Alternative definition of the noun airscrew
- The propeller of an aircraft; the prop.
- Any actuator disk whose working fluid is air.
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by Wing Commander Ian Gleed DSO DFC
The Rotol constant-speed 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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
The Encyclopaedia britannica (1922)
the new volumes, constituting, in combination with the twenty-nine volumes of the eleventh edition, the twelfth edition of that work, and also supplying a new, distinctive, and independent library of reference dealing with events and developments of the period 1910 to 1921 inclusive. The first-third of the new volumes by Hugh Chisholm
The Airscrew. — The Rankine-Froude theorems on propulsion by the sternward projection of a stream of the surrounding fluid by the use of a screw-propeller, or other means, are well known. These state that the highest efficiency is attained by ...
by John Grisewood
airscrew n. propeller of an aircraft, etc. AIRSHIP airship n. a lighter-than-air craft that is powered and.
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 ...
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
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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, ...
by Edy G. Schaffer
to pilots NOTAM obsolete CANARD opening for missile BOMB BAY pilotless DRONE pilot's place COCKPIT propeller PROP, ROTOR, AIRSCREW recovery from a dive PULLOUT runner for landing SKID shed/shelter HANGAR, AIRDROME.
Studies in Honor of Ladislav Zgusta by Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane
airscrew (propeller); airy- fairy (an intellectual; speculative); ait (a small island); allotment (plot of land rented to a gardener); ambry (a pantry); ane (Scots one); arbour (arbor); ardour ( ardor); ...
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; ...
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Scrabble value of A1I1R1S1C3R1E1W4
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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