Twin-screw steamer

Definitions

  • Stevens's Twin-Screw Steamer
    Stevens's Twin-Screw Steamer
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Twin-screw steamer a steam vessel propelled by two screws, one on either side of the plane of the keel.
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Usage

In literature:

These small boats are as different from the big twin-screw steamers as a flat from a Broadway hotel.
"Adventures and Letters" by Richard Harding Davis
The Bayano was a new twin screw steel steamer of 5,948 tons.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
If he will not look with his whole being at a twin-screw steamer, he will not see it.
"The Voice of the Machines" by Gerald Stanley Lee
With the development of the twin-screw steamer the time has been reduced to approximately six days.
"The Inventions of the Idiot" by John Kendrick Bangs
John Stevens's Twin-Screw Steamer, 1805 269 87.
"A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine" by Robert H. Thurston
The best steamers, therefore, are fitted with the twin-screw propeller.
"The Story of Great Inventions" by Elmer Ellsworth Burns
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