propeller thrust

The component of the total force on the propeller, which is in the direction of advance.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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  • thrust — [thrust] vt. thrust, thrusting [ME thrusten, thristen < ON thrysta < IE * treud , to squeeze, push > THREAT, L trudere] 1. to push with sudden force; shove; drive 2. to pierce; stab 3. to force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone …   English World dictionary

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