propeller: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pru-pel'ur), [key]
- a device having a revolving hub with radiating blades, for propelling an airplane, ship, etc.
- a person or thing that propels.
- the bladed rotor of a pump that drives the fluid axially.
- a wind-driven, usually three-bladed, device that provides mechanical energy, as for driving an electric alternator in wind plants.
- propeller (Thesaurus)