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Definition of the noun airscrew

What does airscrew mean as a name of something?

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 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 ...

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)

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 ...

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 previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

rt, -S airscrew BR 'e:Skru:, ...

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 previewNew Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary (1996)

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.

Google previewCultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary (1995)

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); ...

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; ...

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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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