[ vair-ee-uh-buhl-pich ]

adjectiveAeronautics, Nautical.
  1. (of a propeller) controllable-pitch.

Words Nearby variable-pitch 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.

  • 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.