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n. Chiefly British
An airplane propeller.


(Aeronautics) Brit an aircraft propeller



n. Brit.
an airplane propeller.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airscrew - a propeller that rotates to push against airairscrew - a propeller that rotates to push against air
propeller, propellor - a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water
propeller plane - an airplane that is driven by a propeller


[ˈɛəskruː] N (Brit) → hélice f de avión
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