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adjustable-pitch

[uh-juhs-tuh-buh l-pich] /əˈdʒʌs tə bəlˈpɪtʃ/
adjective
1.
(of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed while the propeller is stationary, chiefly to suit various conditions of navigation or flight.
Origin of adjustable-pitch
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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