• WordNet 3.6
    • n double-prop a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability)
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In literature:

The dried-up one bent double was propped on a stick.
"Within the Tides Tales" by Joseph Conrad
The wounded were doubled over with pain or lying on the ground or propping themselves against the trees in painful silence.
"The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
I was sitting on the double-tree, on the right side of the tongue, which was propped up with the neck-yoke.
"In the Early Days along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852" by Gilbert L. Cole

In news:

" Radian is propping up its balance sheet (RDN) by rejecting claims and effectively double-pledging assets," Barron's said.

In science:

If µ is nonatomic, then ν a.s. contains no double points, i.e., ν = Xx∈supp(ν ) see [Kal02, Prop. 10.4].
Stochastic flows in the Brownian web and net
In fact, if C satisfies, in addition, the ‘curvature pinching’ condition of Prop. 3.2, C itself already supports double triodes.
The existence problem for Steiner networks in strictly convex domains
By [BM05b, Prop. 2.3] any section δ comes from a line bundle and by [BM05b, Prop. 4.4, Lemma 3.10] we have a non-filtrable rank 2 bundle E with ∆(E ) = 0 exactly if there is a smooth, unramified double cover C of B embeddable into B × T ∨ over B , where T is the smooth fibre of π .
Rigid holomorphic rank 2 vector bundles on non-K\"ahler surfaces