(of a propeller) controllable-pitch.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use variable-pitch in a sentence
The benefits from variable camber could be increased by the introduction of a propeller with a variable pitch.Flying the Atlantic in Sixteen Hours | Arthur Whitten Brown
It had flaps which permitted slow landings and short take-offs, and it had retractable landing gear and variable-pitch propeller.The Golden Skull | John Blaine
The chamber is provided with twenty-four grooves of variable pitch which have a final inclination of 8.With the Naval Brigade in Natal (1899-1900) | Lieutenant Burne.