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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·pel·ler /prəˈpɛlɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·pel·ler n.
 1. One who, or that which, propels.
 2. A contrivance for propelling a steam vessel, usually consisting of a screw placed in the stern under water, and made to revolve by an engine; a propeller wheel.
 3. A steamboat thus propelled; a screw steamer.
 Propeller wheel,the screw, usually having two or more blades, used in propelling a vessel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or
          water [syn: propellor]