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airscrew

[ air-skroo ]
/ ˈɛərˌskru /
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noun British.

an airplane propeller.

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Origin of airscrew

First recorded in 1890–95; air1 + screw
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airscrew
/ (ˈɛəˌskruː) /

noun

British an aircraft propeller
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