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

 prop /ˈprɑp/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prop n. A shell, used as a die. See Props.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prop v. t. [imp. & p. p. Propped p. pr. & vb. n. Propping.]  To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building; (Fig.)  to sustain; to maintain; as, to prop a declining state.
    Till the bright mountains prop the incumbent sky.   --Pope.
    For being not propp'd by ancestry.   --Shak.
    I prop myself upon those few supports that are left me.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prop, n.  That which sustains an incumbent weight; that on which anything rests or leans for support; a support; a stay; as, a prop for a building. “Two props of virtue.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 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; "before every scene he ran down his checklist of
         props" [syn: property]
      3: a propeller that rotates to push against air [syn: airplane
         propeller, airscrew]
      v : support by placing against something solid or rigid; "shore
          and buttress an old building" [syn: prop up, shore up,
      [also: propping, propped]