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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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Scientists have found that more women than men can detect the bitter taste of PROP.
How much will medical-use rates change in the face of Prop.
Along with towbar strikes, wandering off of taxiways and hitting something with the prop is high on the stupid-pilot-prop-wrecking-trick hit parade.
38) "The determination of whether a valuation method is reasonable, or whether an application of a valuation method is reasonable, is made based on the facts and circumstances as of the valuation date"; see Prop.
The property set aside for prop plane companies won't have to compete against proposals from jet operators who typically pay nearly twice as much rent - and would win out just about every time.
Like Bill Clinton crusading to undo Reaganomics partly through a revisionist history of "the last 12 years," California's big spenders are hoping to use the current crisis to undo Prop.
Reduced weight of the prop means less gyroscopic and flywheel effect which, to a point, is beneficial for wear and tear on the engine, particularly the crankshaft and engine mounts.
Her work with professional companies--Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Utah Shakespeare Festival, just to name a few--has given her extra insight into the operation of a successful prop shop.
You will find more people comfortable flinging the prop on a Continental C-65 than you will with experience propping an 10-550, Lycoming -540 or a Jacobs radial.
Here are the calculations for an example motor and two different prop pitches:
Some interesting things have been going on in the prop world, among them Yamaha's introduction of the SDS prop hub, an interchangeable "shock absorber" that eliminates the clunk when a big V6 outboard is shifted into gear.
We asked some competition pros for their advice on what makes a prop great--or a nightmare.
PROP makers are responsible for producing the articles (properties) that are used on stage in a theatre, or on a film or television set.