from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A propeller.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a screw or spiral bladed wheel, used in the propulsion of steam vessels; also, a steam vessel propelled by a screw.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See screw propeller, under screw.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air
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