Noun(1) a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling(2) any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie(3) a propeller that rotates to push against air
Verb(1) support by placing against something solid or rigid
(1) he found himself becoming the emotional prop of the marriage(2) he looked around for a prop to pin the door open(3) Soon friction heat started to melt the prop's magnesium housing as the prop 's gear shaft ground away at the housing.(4) You can paint the prop if you like, but copper-based paint won't stay on a bronze prop (nor bronze rudders and struts) for long.(5) Once again, the prop is used to rotate the engine and make sure that those points open and close at the correct timing marks on the crankshaft.(6) Creating an intense heat and light that at once attracts and repels, the hand leans backwards, resting on a prop not unlike the beams used to construct roofs of houses.(7) ├ö├ç├┐Shiney├ö├ç├û didn't have time to kill the engine before the prop bit the ground, forcing the tail of the Hurricane skywards.(8) The doctrines of the Church of England in which she was educated provided an important political and emotional prop for the rest of her life.(9) This time, immediately after takeoff, the right prop governor failed and the prop feathered.(10) It looks like a prop from the last Flinstones movie.(11) Soon black smoke poured from its exhaust and the prop was feathered to try and save the engine, but it was too late.(12) The left prop stayed on but dropped off when the aircraft was picked up, I think.(13) Instead, it has itself assumed the role of a prop .(14) The engine went to Sam Thompson, the prop to California Propeller and parts to other contractors.(15) The aircraft was heavily damaged with the prop destroyed and one wing mangled.(16) The use of candles is clever, with them used as both a prop and a lighting source.
(1) prop up :: stut
1. pole ::
2. mainstay ::
3. airscrew ::
4. property ::
5. lean ::
7. subsidize ::
8. prop up ::
Different Formsprop, props
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