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controllable-pitch

[ kuhn-troh-luh-buhl-pich ]
/ kənˈtroʊ lə bəlˈpɪtʃ /
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adjective

(of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed during navigation or flight; variable-pitch.

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Origin of controllable-pitch

First recorded in 1935–40
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