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Synonyms for prop

Synonyms for prop

a means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

to keep from yielding or failing during stress or difficulty

Synonyms for prop

a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling

Related Words

any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie

a propeller that rotates to push against air

support by placing against something solid or rigid

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Spinners for larger aircraft that use constant speed or other props are rather intricate, with the rear bulkhead bolted to the prop hub itself in some cases.
A typical direct-drive airplane engine equipped with a fixed-pitch prop cannot achieve its full rated rpm--required for the engine to develop its rated power--even at full throttle while static or during takeoff.
Under Prop C, financial companies will be taxed at a higher rate than the city's staple tech companies which Dorsey has furiously debated.
Your typical tasks could include being briefed by a production designer, set designer or props master, making props from rough sketches or detailed designs, carrying out historical or cultural research in order to make authentic-looking props, working with a variety of materials such as metal, latex, fibreglass, wood or fabric and experimenting with different materials and techniques to create realistic effects.
In actuality, the hardest question is posed first, "What is a prop?" The answer, like the rest of the information in the book, is presented with a comfortable, easy-to-understand, conversational tone.
Still in the process, WeCutFoam is now working on creating Halloween mazes props, resembling large corn mazes.
Props slip, so they're about 85 to 90 percent efficient.
Among Prop. 36 clients, meth users had treatment durations and treatment completion rates that were comparable to users of most other drugs and superior to those of heroin users (Urada et al.
Rake is the angle of the blades to the vertical hub of a prop. In general, the more the blades are raked, the higher you can mount your motor, reducing drag and increasing speed.
Odell, who has judged for several competitions, including Starpower and Odyssey, cautions that taking too long to set up a prop can affect your scores.
Prop makers use a variety of tools to carry out their work - everything from needle and thread to saws, drills and computers.
On November 4, to the consternation of many progay people, California voters passed Proposition 8, which amended that state's constitution to maintain that "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California." Prop. 8 effectively superseded the California supreme court's May 15 decision that the state constitution guaranteed same-sex couples the right to marry.
Is there any advantage to reducing prop speed in a descent for those with constant-speed props?
Get out there and see what you can do." During a pilot-training flight, the flight engineer had pulled the prop-feather-control circuit breaker to simulate a prop failure to feather scenario on the No.
The prop master; a guidebook for successful theatrical prop management.