twin-prop

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n twin-prop a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability)
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Usage

In poetry:

On a tripod the goddess sits, gazing
At herself in a mirror propped close:
Red-gold tresses, a perfect Greek nose,
Sea-green eyes like twin emeralds blazing.
"Circe" by Ivan Bunin