feather propeller

feather propeller
= feathered propeller
зафлюгований повітряний гвинт

Англійсько-український словник авіаційних термінів / Уклад.: Р.О. Гільченко. - К.: НАУ. 2009.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • feather — [feth′ər] n. [ME fether < OE; akin to Ger feder < IE base * pet , to fall, fly > Gr pteron, wing, piptein, L petere, to fall, Sans pátati, (he) flies] 1. Zool. any of the growths covering the body of a bird or making up a large part of… …   English World dictionary

  • feather — ► NOUN ▪ any of the flat appendages growing from a bird s skin, consisting of a partly hollow horny shaft fringed with vanes of barbs. ► VERB 1) rotate the blades of (a propeller) to lessen the air or water resistance. 2) (feathered) covered or… …   English terms dictionary

  • Propeller — A propeller is essentially a type of fan which transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust for propulsion of a vehicle such as an aircraft, ship, or submarine through a mass such as water or air, by rotating two or more twisted… …   Wikipedia

  • feather — I. noun Etymology: Middle English fether, from Old English; akin to Old High German federa wing, Latin petere to go to, seek, Greek petesthai to fly, piptein to fall, pteron wing Date: before 12th century 1. a. any of the light horny epidermal… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • feather — featherless, adj. featherlessness, n. featherlike, adj. /fedh euhr/, n. 1. one of the horny structures forming the principal covering of birds, consisting typically of a hard, tubular portion attached to the body and tapering into a thinner,… …   Universalium

  • feather — /ˈfɛðə / (say fedhuh) noun 1. one of the epidermal appendages which together constitute the plumage of birds, being typically made up of a hard, tubelike portion (the quill) attached to the body of the bird, which passes into a thinner, stemlike… …  

  • feather — n. & v. n. 1 any of the appendages growing from a bird s skin, with a horny hollow stem and fine strands. 2 one or more of these as decoration etc. 3 (collect.) a plumage. b game birds. v. 1 tr. cover or line with feathers. 2 tr. Rowing turn (an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • feather — feath•er [[t]ˈfɛð ər[/t]] n. 1) orn one of the horny epidermal structures that form the principal covering of birds, consisting of a hollow shaft bearing a series of slender barbs that interlock to form a flat surface on each side 2) kind;… …   From formal English to slang

  • feather — noun 1》 any of the flat appendages growing from a bird s skin, consisting of a partly hollow horny shaft fringed with vanes of barbs. 2》 (feathers) a fringe of long hair on the legs of a dog, horse, or other animal. verb 1》 rotate the blades of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • feather — 1. noun [ˈfɛð̥ə/|/ˈfɛð.ə(ɹ),ˈfɛð̥ɚ/ A branching, hair like structure that grows on the wings of birds that allows their wings to create lift. Notice, too, that the shaft is not straight, but bent so that the upper surface of the feather is convex …   Wiktionary

  • feather — i. The rotation of a helicopter rotor blade about its pitch change axis. ii. Turning propeller blades to a feathering angle to minimize drag and prevent further damage that could lead to engine failure. Position of propeller at various stages of… …   Aviation dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”