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props

 (prŏps)
pl.n. Slang
Due respect; proper recognition. Often used in expressions of gratitude: Props to my friends for helping me out. I'd like to give props to my manager.

[African American Vernacular English, short for propers, proper respect, recognition for doing something, from proper.]

props

(prɒps )
pl n
slang chiefly US and Canadian proper respect: props to my dad.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.props - proper respect; "I have to give my props to the governor for the way he handled the problem"
deference, respect - a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; "his deference to her wishes was very flattering"; "be sure to give my respects to the dean"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
References in classic literature ?
I believe it was good for him and for many others in like case, who had to learn by that loss that the soul of man cannot stand or lean upon any human prop, however strong, and wise, and good; but that He upon whom alone it can stand and lean will knock away all such props in His own wise and merciful way, until there is no ground or stay left but Himself, the Rock of Ages, upon whom alone a sure foundation for every soul of man is laid.
But ploughed up to the primary rock of the matter, the two great principles laid down in the twin whaling laws previously quoted, and applied and elucidated by Lord Ellenborough in the above cited case; these two laws touching Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish, I say, will, on reflection, be found the fundamentals of all human jurisprudence; For notwithstanding its complicated tracery of sculpture, the Temple of the Law, like the Temple of the Philistines, has but two props to stand on.
So I kindled the shavings; helped prop up the innocent little idol; offered him burnt biscuit with Queequeg; salamed before him twice or thrice; kissed his nose; and that done, we undressed and went to bed, at peace with our own consciences and all the world.
'Noa!' said Joseph, giving a thud with his prop on the floor, and assuming an authoritative air.
At the corner of the area, which is of an irregular form, stands the great tower, or keep, placed on a small hill of its own dimensions, on which lies six vast projecting buttresses, ascending in a steep direction to prop and support the building, and continued upwards up the side as turrets.
Hospitality Props Tst EPS will likely be near 30 cents while revenue will be around $606.51 million, according to analysts.
Tractor aircraft used radial engines for saving weight (mainly due to their small crankshafts), and the spinner fitted over the propeller to smooth the airflow into the cowling and fair out the prop hub.
Props is the first consumer facing crypto token qualified by the SEC.
Fixed-pitch props can be manufactured to different blade angles, i.e., different pitches.
But props remained a minor part of Super Bowl betting until 20 years ago, when Kirk Brooks, the sportsbook director at the Boardwalk Casino, decided to create a bet that might draw some attention to his little-known casino in the runup to Super Bowl XXX.
On larger productions (typically in film and TV) you would work closely with a team including production designers, set designers, set builders, wardrobe/costume staff and model makers and, on smaller productions, (often in theatre), you might carry out set building and costume work as well as making props.
As I said before, this book focuses not as much on "how to make props" as on "how to do the job." Strawn does include an extremely comprehensive list of skills that a prop master should have, but she also lists skills that go beyond physical labor and talent.