Children have fantasy lives so rich and combustible that rigging them with lies is like putting a propeller on a rocket.
The office of the editor was in Washington street, where propeller now keeps.
His engine had been cut out, and I could see his propeller stopped.
Our boat was subsequently rescued from the shore, and we were able to screw on a new blade to the propeller.
An' you dassen't use your propeller in this here slob-ice, eh?
The other has the propeller in the rear, and that is the pusher type.
A turn of her propeller the other way caused the now useless hawser to fall off.
This propeller took the place of the usual vertical and horizontal rudders.
At the stern the propeller was churning the water into a white foam.
In mid-ocean, the ship's propeller broke, and she completed the voyage under sail.
A device consisting of a set of two or more twisted, airfoil-shaped blades mounted around a shaft and spun to provide propulsion of a vehicle through water or air, or to cause fluid flow, as in a pump. The lift generated by the spinning blades provides the force that propels the vehicle or the fluid—the lift does not have to result in an actual upward force; its direction is simply parallel to the rotating shaft.