twin-screw

[twin-skroo]
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adjective Nautical.

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

Nearby words

  1. twin town,
  2. twin-engine,
  3. twin-lens camera,
  4. twin-lens reflex,
  5. twin-lens reflex camera,
  6. twin-size,
  7. twin-tub,
  8. twin-twin transfusion,
  9. twinberry,
  10. twinborn

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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