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adjustable-pitch

[ uh-juhs-tuh-buhl-pich ]
/ əˈdʒʌs tə bəlˈpɪtʃ /
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adjective

(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.

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Origin of adjustable-pitch

First recorded in 1905–10
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