cycloidal propulsion


noun Nautical.

propulsion of a vessel by propellers of controllable pitch that steer as well as propel.

Nearby words

  1. cyclohexanone,
  2. cycloheximide,
  3. cyclohexylamine,
  4. cyclohexylsulfamic acid,
  5. cycloid,
  6. cyclolysis,
  7. cyclometer,
  8. cyclometric,
  9. cyclonal,
  10. cyclone

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