propeller

See also: Propeller

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From propel +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

propeller (plural propellers)

  1. One who, or that which, propels.
  2. A mechanical device with evenly-shaped blades that turn on a shaft to push against air or water, especially one used to propel an aircraft or boat.
  3. A steamboat thus propelled; a screw steamer.
  4. (fishing) A spinnerbait.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: propeller
  • German: Propeller
  • Swedish: propeller

TranslationsEdit


DanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English propeller.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /propɛlər/, [pʰʁ̥oˈpɛlˀɐ]

NounEdit

propeller c (singular definite propelleren, plural indefinite propellere)

  1. propeller (mechanical device used to propel)

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

propeller c

  1. indefinite plural of propel

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English propeller.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌproːˈpɛ.lər/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧pel‧ler
  • Rhymes: -ɛlər

NounEdit

propeller m (plural propellers, diminutive propellertje n)

  1. A propeller.
    Synonym: aandrijfschroef

HyponymsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

propeller m

  1. indefinite plural of propell

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English propeller.

NounEdit

propeller c

  1. propeller

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