screw propeller


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Synonyms for screw propeller

a propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air

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Additional force created by the screw propeller can be calculated as follows:
It can't turn as fast or deftly as a seal, but it is more maneuverable than vehicles such as REMUS, which use conventional screw propellers for propulsion.
1 She was the first ship to have a screw propeller, an iron hull and a massive 1,000 horsepower steam engine
In marine vessels, a Kort nozzle is a cylindrical tube that surrounds a screw propeller, providing increased control of the water turbulence passing through it.
Powered by two Detroit Diesel (16V149) 2,446hp engines and set in motion by twin screw propellers, Motor yacht Charisma is capable of a top speed of 24 knots, and comfortably cruises at 18-plus knots.
Experts believe a series of female harbour seals were lured into the screw propellers because they produced the same sounds as mating calls.
electricity and operate with twin screw propellers, with a service speed of 19
Although the most well-known illustration of the Turtle shows screw propellers, this is historically inaccurate they more resembled two-armed windmills.