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Impeller vs. Propeller

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Impellernoun

Something which or someone who impels, usually a part of a pump.

Propellernoun

One who, or that which, propels.

Impellernoun

One who, or that which, impels.

Propellernoun

A mechanical device with evenly-shaped blades that turn on a shaft to push against air or water, especially one used to propel an aircraft or boat.

Impellernoun

the blade of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet engine)

Propellernoun

A steamboat thus propelled; a screw steamer.

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Impellernoun

the rotating part of a centrifugal pump, compressor, or other machine designed to move a fluid by rotation.

Propellernoun

One who, or that which, propels.

Impellernoun

a device turned by the flow of water past a ship's hull, used to measure speed or distance travelled.

Propellernoun

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.

Impeller

An impeller or impellor is a rotor used to increase the pressure and flow of a fluid. It is the opposite of a turbine, which extracts energy from, and reduces the pressure of, a flowing fluid.

Propellernoun

A steamboat thus propelled; a screw steamer.

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Propellernoun

a mechanical device that rotates to push against air or water

Propellernoun

a mechanical device for propelling a boat or aircraft, consisting of a revolving shaft with two or more broad, angled blades attached to it.

Propeller

A propeller is a device with a rotating hub and radiating blades that are set at a pitch to form a helical spiral, that, when rotated, exerts linear thrust upon a working fluid, such as water or air. Propellers are used to pump fluid through a pipe or duct, or to create thrust to propel a boat through water or an aircraft through air.

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