twin-screw

[ twin-skroo ]
/ ˈtwɪnˈskru /

adjective Nautical.

(of a vessel) having two screw propellers, which usually revolve in opposite directions.

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Origin of twin-screw

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for twin-screw

twin-screw

adjective

(of a vessel) having two propellers
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